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Arling, Priscilla

Associate Professor of MIS
College of Business


Holcomb Building - 222



Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Information Systems Management
  • Social Network Theory and Analysis
  • Healthcare Quality Improvement
  • Data Networks and Communication
  • Knowledge Management

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • see Resume/Vitae link above

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems


Doctor of Philosophy
Business Administration – Information and Decision Sciences
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

Dissertation Topic
"A Social Capital Perspective on Communication, Technology Use and Individual Outcomes in Distributed Teams"
Dissertation Committee

  • Mani Subramani (Primary Advisor, Information and Decision Sciences)
  • Gordon B. Davis (Committee Chair, Information and Decision Sciences)
  • David Knoke (Sociology)
  • Harry Sapienza (Strategic Management and Organization)

Masters of Business Administration
Bloch School of Business, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Bachelor of Science (Information Systems)
School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Professional Credentials
Butler University, College of Business, Indianapolis, IN

  • Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, 2006-Present.


  • see Resume/Vitae link above

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)

Professional Experience

  • American Family Insurance, Information Services (I/S) Department, Madison, WI
  • I/S Retail Consultancy Manager, (Kansas City)
  • I/S Development Manager, (Kansas City)
  • I/S Development Supervisor, (Madison, WI)

  • Ethyl Corporation, Richmond, VA

  • General Motors Corp, Detroit, MI