Contact Information and Brief Bio
Clinical Professor Emeritus
Department of Business Information and Analytics, Daniels College of Business University of Denver
2101 South University Avenue, Suite 580 Denver, Colorado 80208
USA Phones: Office - 303.871.2014
Mobile - 303.378.0648
Don McCubbrey is a Clinical Professor Emeritus in the Department of Business Information and Analytics in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU). He currently teaches online courses for DU's University College. His teaching and research is focused on electronic commerce and strategic uses of information technology. He was President of the University Faculty Senate for the academic years 2010-2012.
From 1991 through 1995 he served half-time as Director of the Colorado Advanced Software Institute (CASI) under contract from the Colorado Advanced Technology Institute. CASI was a consortium of Colorado businesses and research universities. It promoted economic development through software technology transfer and human resource development and had both research and service components.
From 1995 through 2006, he also served as Director of the Center for the Study of Electronic Commerce at Daniels. Cross-disciplinary by design, the Center undertook projects that had research value to the University and practical value to a collaborating company.
He served on the Global e-Management (GEM) Executive Board from 2000-2002. The GEM consortium was an international network of business schools sharing a common curriculum in e-management at the masters degree level. Members of the consortium included seven schools in Europe, one in Mexico, and two in the US.
He is co-project leader of the Global Text Project (http://globaltext.org and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Text). Global Text is an inter-university project engaging the worldwide academic and practitioner communities in the development of free open-content, editorially-controlled textbooks in all undergraduate university disciplines targeted at students in developing economies. As of December 2014, over 100 books are in the library. In recent years the focus of the Global text Project has been translating open content textbooks into othe languages, in particular Arabic, Chinese and Spanish. A video on student involvement in the Spanish translation is at www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxKoavqW5-U
He was an associate editor of Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS). He has co-authored two textbooks and has published in CAIS, Information Technology and People, and Management Information Systems Quarterly.
Prior to joining the Daniels College faculty in 1984, he was a partner with Andersen Consulting/Arthur Andersen & Co. During his career as a consultant he participated in information systems consulting engagements in the U.S. and several other countries in the Americas and Europe. He lived in Latin America from 1981 to 1983 when he was in charge of the Firm's consulting practice in Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. He is a co-founder and director emeritus of the Colorado Technology Association (CTA). He lives in Denver with his wife, Janis.