Katherine Carl, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Computer Information and Decision Management
College of Business
kcarl@wtamu.edu


Academic Background 
Ph.D.  University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Management Information Systems (Computer Science Emphasis), 2014.
B.A.  Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, English Literature (Computer Science, Russian Language & Literature Emphasis), 2008.
Work Experience
Academic Experience 
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, West Texas A&M University (2018 - Present), Canyon, Texas.
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, University of Incarnate Word (2017 - 2018), San Antonio, Texas.
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, Brigham Young University (2015 - 2017), Provo, Utah.
Instructor and Graduate Teaching Associate of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona (2009 - 2014), Tucson, Arizona.
Teaching Assistant, Illinois Wesleyan University (2005 - 2008), Bloomington, Illinois.
Intellectual Contributions:
Refereed Articles 
Payne, K., Giboney, J., Schuetzler, R., & Keith, M. (2017).  Examining the learning effects of live streaming video game instruction over Twitch.   Computers in Human Behavior, 77 (1), 95-109.
Payne, K., & Dror, M. (2015).  Construction of topographical road graph for bicycle tour routes.   Sports Technology, 8 (1), 1-11.
Payne, K., & Dror, M. (2015).  Multi-day bicycle tour route generation.   Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 11 (2), 85-96.
Payne, K., Brown, S., Dror, M., & Durcikova, A. (2013).  Bicycle tours: Modeling the perceived exertion of a path.   Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 9 (2), 203-216.
Refereed Proceedings 
Full Paper
Payne, K. C., Babb, J., & Abdullat, A. (2018).  Reflections on Applying the Growth Mindset Approach to Computer Programming Courses.   EDSIGCON.
Payne, K. C., Babb, J., & Abdullat, A. (2018).  Reflections on Applying the Growth Mindset Approach to Computer Programming Courses.   EDSIGCON, 4 (4641), 1-11.
Payne, K. C., Keith, M. J., Babb, J., & Spruill, A. N. (2018).  Development and Validation of the Information Systems Creative-Self-Efficacy Scale.   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
Payne, K. C., Keith, M. J., Babb, J., & Spruill, A. N. (2018).  Development and Validation of the Information Systems Creative-Self-Efficacy Scale.   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 51, 124-133.
Payne, K. C., & Dror, M. (2017).  The development of a Smart Map for minimum 'exertion' routing applications.   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
Gaskin, J., Jenkins, J., Meservy, T., Steffen, J., & Payne, K. (2017).  Beyond perceptual measures: Non-invasive, inexpensive physiological data collections.   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
Payne, K. C., & Dror, M. (2017).  The development of a Smart Map for minimum 'exertion' routing applications.   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
Keith, M., Anderson, G., Dean, D., Gaskin, J., Wiser, T., Seth Gremmert, Katherine Carl Payne (2016).  The effects of video gaming on work group performance.   International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).
Humpherys, S. L., & Carl, K. (2010).  Disfluency rate as a paralinguistic cue to deception among native and nonnative English speakers.   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
Presentation of Refereed Papers 
International
Payne, K. C., Keith, M. J., Babb, J., & Spruill, A. N. (2018). Development and Validation of the Information Systems Creative-Self-Efficacy Scale.  Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Payne, K. C. & Dror, M. (2017). The development of a Smart Map for minimum 'exertion' routing applications.  Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawaii.
National
Payne, K. C., Babb, J., & Abdullat, A. (2018). Reflections on Applying the Growth Mindset Approach to Computer Programming Courses.  EDSIGCON, Norfolk, Virginia.
Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 
International
Payne, K. C. & Dror, M. (2013). GIS-based construction of a topographical road graph for bicycle tour routes. Invited presentation at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Carl, K. E. & Dror, M. (2012). Bicycle tours: modeling the perceived exertion of a daily path. Invited presentation at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.
Local
Carl, K. E. & Dror, M. (2012). Bicycle tours: perceived exertion of a daily path. Invited presentation at University of Arizona MIS Department Speaker Series, Tucson, Arizona.
Carl, K. E. & Dror, M. (2011). Bicycle tours: perceived exertion of a daily path.  Graduate and Professional Student Council Showcase, Tucson, Arizona.
State
Payne, K. C. & Dror, M. (2015). Bicycle tours: perceived exertion of a daily path. Invited presentation at Brigham Young University Statistics Department Symposium, Provo, Utah.
Payne, K. C. & Dror, M. (2013). GIS-based construction of a topographical road graph for bicycle tour routes. Invited presentation at Information Systems Research Symposium at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
Research Grants 
Funded
2013: Carl, K. & Dror, M., Tech Launch Arizona Proof of Concept Program Award, Co-Principal Investigator.
Service:
Service to the University 
 
Department Assignments
Faculty Advisor:
2019-2020:  Upward Bound Camp with WTAMU Undergraduate Student Leaders  
Faculty Sponsor:
2019-2020:  BuffTeks  
Department Assignments
Member:
2014-2015 – 2016-2017:  Undergraduate Student Recruiting Committee Member  
2014-2015 – 2016-2017:  BSIS Admissions Committee  
Department Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2018-2019:  CIDM Greenlighting Party - Fall  
College Assignments
Member:
2018-2019:  Curriculum Committee  
College Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2018-2019:  Undergraduate Online Group  
2018-2019:  New Student Orientation (NSO) - Summer  
Writing Student Recommendations:
2018-2019:  Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship  
College Assignments
Writing Student Recommendations:
2017-2018:  HOPE Scholarship  
College Assignments
Writing Student Recommendations:
2016-2017:  Hispanic Scholarship Fund  
College Assignments
Writing Student Recommendations:
2018-2019:  Study Abroad Program in Scandinavia  
2018-2019:  MIT Master's Program  
College Assignments
Member:
2017-2018:  MBA Task Force  
2017-2018:  International Technology Committee  
University Assignments
Faculty Advisor:
2018-2019:  Advising Faculty Fellow  
University Assignments
Faculty Sponsor:
2017-2018:  UIW Gaming Club  
University Assignments
Member:
2015-2016 – 2016-2017:  Faculty Women's Association  
University Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2019-2020:  Transfer Student Orientation (TSO) - Spring  
2019-2020:  Campus Greeter  
2018-2019:  WT Etiquette Dinner  
2018-2019:  WT Transfer Fair at Amarillo College - Fall  
Service to the Profession 
Academic Conference: Panelist
2018:  EDSIGCON.
Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2018:  Review of Managerial Science.
2018:  MIS Quarterly.
Reviewer: Conference Paper
2019:  European Conference on Information Systems.
2018:  International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).
2018:  EDSIGCON.
2010 – 2018:  Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
2017:  Decision Science Institute.
Memberships 
CompTIA Association of IT Professionals, 2018
Association for Information Systems, 2010 - 2014
INFORMS, 2010 - 2014
Honors-Awards-Grants 
Award
2011:  1st Place in Business and Public Administration Category Graduate & Professional Student Council Showcase, University of Arizona.
2011:  Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Arizona.
2011:  James F. LaSalle Teaching Award, University of Arizona.
2010:  Graduate and Professional Student Council Showcase Winner, University of Arizona.
2010:  Eller College Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Arizona.
Scholarship
2012:  Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Award, Transportation Research Board.
2008:  Science Foundation Arizona Fellowship Award, Science Foundation Arizona.
Courses Taught 
Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:
CIDM 2315: Programming Business Applications
CIDM 4382: Back-end Web Development
CIDM 6311: Social Networks and Media Analysis 
CIDM 6350: Data and Information Management