Shu Schiller, Ph.D.
Dr. Shu Schiller is Professor and Department Chair of Information Systems & Supply Chain Management in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Management Information Systems from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.
Dr. Schiller’s research is motivated by the possibilities to improve and advance communication and collaboration in today’s highly networked society. Most of her research focuses on computer-mediated communication, virtual teams, digital media, data analytics and visualization, and IT in practice including e-learning. While some of her research has favored positivist quantitative methods, her main research effort is now heading toward mixed-methods and qualitative research. Dr. Schiller is especially fond of activity theory and phenomenology, which have equipped her with new capabilities to understand the many interwoven pieces of our human society. She believes that scholarly work should improve our insights and provide meaningful and relevant suggestions for actions that can change our lives and the world we live in.
Dr. Schiller’s teaching interests cover various topics on information systems, such as Strategic Information Systems, Data Analytics and Visualization, Business Intelligence and CRM, MIS Senior Capstone Projects, and Introduction to MIS. She believes that learning is an interactive process and innovative content and delivery compose the central philosophy of her teaching. Dr. Schiller is an advocate for e-textbooks and e-learning. She won a number of national and regional awards for her teaching achievements.