University of Calgary

Raymond Patterson

  • Professor
  • Area Chair - Bus Tech Management
  • Faculty [BTM]

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.


About Raymond A. Patterson, PhD, MBA, CPA (CGA):
Dr. Patterson, Professor of Business Technology Management (BTM), holds the Haskayne Research Professorship in BTM and serves as the BTM Area Chair at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, in Canada.  Ray formerly held the Alberta School of Business Fellow and the Canada Research Chair in Management Information Systems (MIS) at the University of Alberta.  Ray earned a BSBA with magna cum laude honours, majoring in both accounting and MIS, and an MBA with concentrations in industrial marketing and finance from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.  Ray earned a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio in Accounting & MIS with a concentration in MIS with minors in cognitive psychology and microeconomics.  Dr. Patterson has taught at University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Texas at Dallas, the Ohio State University, and Bowling Green State University at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and executive education levels.  

His primary research interests include information systems, analytics, and quantitative decision and artificial intelligence technologies.  Ray has published extensively in premier journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences Journal, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, ACM - Transactions on Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Science, and many others.  Ray served as the co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Information Technology and Management from 2013 through 2019, and serves as Associate Editor for Decision Sciences Journal.  Ray has over 25 years of experience collaborating with organizations in several industries, including accounting, healthcare, transportation, telecommunications, resource management, and government.  Ray has worked full-time as a staff-auditor for Ernst and Young in Toledo, Ohio, and as an accounting and IS supervisor in the construction industry.  His experience includes a wide range of management areas.

PhD student supervision

Ray has supervised PhD students for many years.  The objective is to train PhD students to publish in top-tier journal outlets in order to pursue careers as a research-focused Business Technology Management or Management Information Systems professor at a research-focused North American university.  We have an outstanding program to train PhD students in quantitative and economic modeling.  Students with strong quantitative skills are especially encouraged to apply. Examples of ideal background skills include management science, operations research, industrial engineering, and data science/business analytics.

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