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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-2826 Information Systems & Op Mgmt BUS 200L , Box 115

Office Hours

  • Monday: 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 8-9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon
  • Other times by appointment


Therese Williams, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of information systems and operations management (ISOM) for the College of Business at the University of Central Oklahoma. She worked in the IT industry for more than 30 years before returning to school, earning a doctorate and becoming an academic. Her experiences include working with computer hardware and software manufacturers, software development, IT management and business consulting. More information is available at

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • MBA, Marketing, University of Memphis
  • B.S., Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Memphis

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) 

Professional and Community Involvement

Member of Oklahoma InfraGard Member Alliance
Member of ISACA and serve on Board of Directors
Serve as Treasurer on Board of Directors for Gatewood Historic District Neighborhood Association
Serve as Database Manager on Board of Directors for Fiber Artists of Oklahoma

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