Western Kentucky University

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Jeff Butterfield

Dr. Jeff Butterfield

Dr. Jeff Butterfield

Chair and Associate Professor - Information Systems

Office:  GH 231
Phone:  270-745-5408
Email:  jeff.butterfield@wku.edu


Dr. Butterfield teaches a variety of courses in the Information Systems field including Database Management, Systems Development, Computer Architecture, Business Telecommunications and Project Management. He has ten years experience as an electronic engineer working with medical instrumentation design , compliance testing, and clean-room manufacturing. He has managed " maquiladora' facilities in Tijuana Mexico and has consulted for firms seeking to move their operation offshore.


Ph.D., Management Science & Information Systems, The University of Texas, Graduate School of Business
M.B.A., Operations Management, Indiana University, Graduate School of Business
B.S., Electronic Engineering Technology, Weber State University

Dr. Butterfield has published research in a number of journals including, Journal of Systems Management, Team Performance Management Journal, Journal of Industrial Technology, and Information Systems Management. He is a member of various professional organizations and has served on the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Database Management, Journal of End-User Computer, Journal of Systems Management, and Informing Science. He enjoys speaking in various forums and has lectured on Setting Up Manufacturing in Mexico, Managing Technical Professionals, Jumpstarting the Design Process, and Emerging Career Trends in the 21st Century.

 Last Modified 7/22/13