Dr. Amy Harris

Associate Professor | Graduate Program Director

Dr. Amy Harris
615-904-8178
Room N346, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 45, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Memphis (2008)
  • MS, Middle Tennessee State University (2004)
  • BA, Mississippi University for Women (1998)

Biography

Dr. Amy Harris is a graduate program director and associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics. She teaches applied business intelligence and analytics courses. Her primary research interest is workforce development, with a particular emphasis on information technology (IT),  talent development, and gender representation in tech.

Dr. Harris received her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the Fogelman College of Business and Econom...

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Dr. Amy Harris is a graduate program director and associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics. She teaches applied business intelligence and analytics courses. Her primary research interest is workforce development, with a particular emphasis on information technology (IT),  talent development, and gender representation in tech.

Dr. Harris received her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis. She earned her Master of Science in Information Systems from MTSU and her Bachelor of Arts in Music and Communications from Mississippi University for Women.

She has published research in journals including Communications of the ACM, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Communications of the Association of Information Systems, and Computers in Human Behavior.  

In addition to her work on campus, Harris is active in the greater Nashville community. She is a member of The Table, a non-profit launched to create opportunities to grow prosperity for minorities in Nashville. She also serves as President of Women in Technology Tennessee, on the steering committee for the Nashville Analytics Summit, and as a board member for the Greater Nashville Technology Council. She was recognized by the NTC in 2019 as the Nashville Technology Council’s “Champion of the Year” and again in 2021 as their “Diversity and Inclusion Advocate of the Year.” She is also a recipient of the MTSU Jones College of Business E.W. “Wink” Midgett Distinguished Service Award.

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