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Lucus, David J.

Assistant Professor

Management Information Systems
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PhD Management Information Systems, Texas Tech University, 2016

MBA, Texas Tech University, 2011

BS Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 2002

Research Interest

Information Processing

Human Visual and Textual Information Consumption

Information Search and Stopping


Dr. David J. Lucus earned his Ph.D. in MIS from Texas Tech University in 2016. He also holds an MBA from Texas Tech University (2011) and a bachelor’s of Computer Science and a Business Administration minor from Texas A&M University (2002). His research is focused on the the interface between users and the plethora of information currently available and understanding how different forms of information affect a user’s actions. He is also interested in how different forms of information affect a user’s ability to search for information and the user’s decision to terminate an information search. Prior to starting his Ph.D., David was a professional software developer building web and database applications in both Microsoft based languages and open source based languages. He also worked for several years creating ETL processes to support a growing OLAP business intelligence infrastructure for the Texas A&M University System. In his spare time, David is a computer and technology tinkerer, sports enthusiast, video gamer, but above all else, he most enjoys spending time with his family.