Neumann University is pleased to announce the appointment of Lawrence
Burgee, Ph.D., as the dean of Business and Information Management.
Before coming to Neumann, Dr. Burgee served as chair and associate professor
in the Department of Information Systems at the Brown School of Business
and Leadership at Stevenson University. He holds a Ph.D. in Information
Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and an MBA in
International Business from Loyola University Maryland. Since 1992, he has
been developing and leading business-focused study tours to visit over 140
companies in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany,
Ireland, Italy, Panama, and Switzerland.
At Stevenson, Dr. Burgee led the development of five new business-focused
Information Systems courses and a new E-Commerce Technology Track. He
spearheaded the efforts to integrate business professionalism and leadership
theory into the IS majors, a process known as DeGeeking. He also collaborated
with Business Administration and Arts in the formation of a new multidisciplinary,
tri-departmental Digital Marketing degree. In 2011, he won the Dean's
Award for Outstanding Faculty Student Leadership. In 2014, he received the
Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship for the DeGeeking “best paper”
presented at the Academy of Business Research Conference. Additionally, Dr.
Burgee was inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society in
Business, Management and Administration. This honor was in recognition of
the seven business-focused study tours to Europe and Panama that he led and
co-led over the past five years.
Prior to Stevenson, Dr. Burgee served as assistant professor of e-Business and
Technology Management at Towson University from 2003 to 2009, where he
developed and taught cutting-edge courses in e-business, internet technology,
and information technology. He also taught in the Executive MBA program
at University of Lodz in Poland, and taught e-business at Quality Leadership
University in Panama.
Prior to moving into academia in 1998, Dr. Burgee spent 14 years in various
information technology positions including project manager, disaster recovery
coordinator, and systems programmer. He began his career as a mathematician
working for the U.S. Army Ballistic Research Laboratory.
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