Professor, Information Systems
Robert C. Nickerson is professor and chair of the department of information systems in the College of Business at San Francisco State University.
His areas of specialization include wireless/mobile systems, electronic commerce systems, global information systems and technology, database design models and methodologies, and collaborative computing and groupware. He has published numerous research papers in these and other areas, and he has written a number of invited papers, research reports, and articles for industry publications.
Professor Nickerson is the author of 14 major textbooks on information systems, computers, and programming. His books have been adopted not only at universities and colleges in the United States but also at institutions of higher education in a number of other countries. Professor Nickerson is a regularly invited professor at the University of Paris Dauphine, the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, and the University of Mannheim, and he has been an invited speaker at other European universities and research institutes.
He holds a Ph.D. in information sciences from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and an M.S. in business administration and a B.S. in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of California at Berkeley.
Office Hours: TTH 4-5:30pm, 6-6:30pm (DTC 582)
Department: Information Systems
Location: BUS 206D/DTC 582
Advising Duties: Advisor/UG/GRAD
- Ph.D. (1978), University of California, Santa Cruz
- M.S. (1969), University of California, Berkeley
- B.S. (1968), University of California, Berkeley