- PhD - Management and Organizational Behavior, Texas A&M University
- MS - Computer Science, Texas A&M University
- BA - Architectural Studies, University of Arkansas
Jon Beard, associate professor of information systems and operations management, previously taught at Purdue University, Webster University, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Texas A&M University, the University of Tulsa, and the University of Richmond. He worked as lead information systems engineer at MITRE Corporation for the past three years.
Beard is an active researcher publishing articles in referred journals, contributing to text book chapters, developing computer-based training aids, and presenting at national conferences. He received his PhD in management and organizational behavior form Texas A&M University.