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Shawn Janzen Professorial Lecturer Department of Information Technology & Analytics

Shawn Janzen
KSB | Information Technology & Analytics
Kogod School of Business T06
PhD, Information Studies - University of Maryland (expected Spring 2024)
MPP, Science & Technology Policy - American University
MPA, International Public Management - DePaul University

Shawn Janzen is a social scientist with expertise in information behavior, data analytics, sociotechnical cybersecurity, cognitive security, public administration, public policy, and technology policy.

Mr. Janzen's research interests span managerial information behaviors, particularly how senior leadership decision-making translates into organizational behaviors. He is also broadly interested in how individuals and organizations create, choose to share, and adopt information that becomes part of institutional knowledge, engagement, and administration. He focuses these interests on issues related to disruptive and emerging technologies, cybersecurity, ethics, and public policy. Mr. Janzen is also interested in helping advance data analytics instructional content and tools to make the user experience more inclusive and accessible. Some of his recent work appeared at the Academy of Management, the Association for Information Science and Technology, and the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.

Outside Kogod, Mr. Janzen is Affiliated Faculty at The Shahal M. Khan Cyber and Economic Security Institute and member of the AU Cyber Community.

Outside AU, Mr. Janzen is an Affiliate at the Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS). At ARLIS, Mr. Janzen helped lead research projects on global IT assessment and mission assurance related planning, as well as participated in research teams pertaining to mis-/disinformation, cognitive security, knowledge production, and insider threats on behalf of the US Department of Defense. Select other professional experiences include the U.S. Peace Corps, the European Parliament, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He also served on several nonprofit boards and consulted on organizational management, international affairs, and institutional sustainability. Mr. Janzen also regularly serves as a judge at various data challenge competitions.
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Spring 2024

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology

  • ITEC-620 Business Insights/Analytics

2024 Term 1

  • KSB-620 Analytics Practicum I

2024 Term 2

  • KSB-621 Analytics Practicum II

Fall 2024

  • ITEC-200 Edge of Information Technology

  • ITEC-610 Applied Managerial Statistics

2024 Term 3

  • KSB-620 Analytics Practicum I

2024 Term 4

  • KSB-621 Analytics Practicum II