DepartmentsCrowell School of Business
Undergraduate Business Department
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty
Social Media

Documents

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
  • M.S., California State University, Fullerton
  • B.S., Biola University

Biography

Dr. David T. Bourgeois worked as an information technology professional for 15 years for companies such as Southern California Edison and Texas Instruments before coming to Biola in 2002 to lead the information systems program. He received his master's degree in management science from Cal State Fullerton in 1994 and his doctorate degree in information systems and technology from Claremont Graduate University in 2006. Bourgeois currently serves as the undergraduate department chair and as the director of innovation with a focus on ensuring that all undergraduates are fully skilled in the digital technologies they need in their business careers. Bourgeois and his wife have been married for more than 24 years and have six children.

Publications (Selected)

Books

Articles

  • I luv u. Will u mrry me?” Biola Magazine, Spring 2013.
  • Outcomes Magazine article “Internet Ministry Framework”, Fall 2009 issue
  • “A Design Theory Approach to Community Informatics: Community-Centered Development and Action Research Testing of Online Social Networking Prototype”, Journal of Community Informatics Vol. 3 No. 1 (2007), with Thomas A. Horan.
  • “A Design Theory Approach to Community Informatics: Community-Centered Development and Action Research Testing of Online Social Networking Prototype”, Journal of Community Informatics Vol. 3 No. 1 (2007), with Thomas A. Horan.
  • Dissertation: “Building Social Networks: Action Research on Design and testing of Online Systems in a University Setting”. UMI 3223795 (2006).
  • “A Design Theory Approach to Community Informatics: From Kernel Concepts and Social Applications”, presentation at HCI 2005, with Thomas A. Horan.

Presentations

  • Christian Leadership Alliance conference – Ministry Internet Technology Summit session leader: “Using Digital Technologies for Education and Discipleship”. Orlando, FL, April 2012.
  • Christian Leadership Alliance conference – Ministry Internet Technology Summit session leader: “Research Strategies for Online Ministry Success”. Dallas, TX, April, 2011.
  • Christian Leadership Alliance conference – Ministry Internet Technology Summit session leader: “Online Ministry Opportunities, Challenges, and Lessons”. San Diego, CA, March 2010.
  • Turkey Internet Evangelism Network Conference keynote “Best Practices in Internet Ministry” and others. Istanbul, Turkey, March 2010.
  • Indiana Center for Congregations, March 2009: presented a workshop on church Internet strategy to over 70 congregations.
  • Internet Ministry Conference Keynote speaker, presenting my research on “Best Practices in Internet Ministry”. Grand Rapids, MI, 2008.
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