Who We Are

Allen Johnston, Ph.D.

Dr. Allen C. Johnston is an Assistant Professor in the School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He holds a BS from Louisiana State University in Electrical Engineering as well as an MSIS and PhD in Information Systems from Mississippi State University. His works can be found in such outlets as MIS Quarterly, European Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Journal of Information Privacy and Security, and DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems. The primary focus of his research has been in the area of information assurance and computer security, with a specific concentration on the behavioral aspects of information security and privacy. He has also served as guest speaker and provided consultation services to numerous entities including Regions Financial Corporation, the Birmingham Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, Rotary, and the National Decision Sciences Institute.