Jeff Crawford is an Assistant Professor in the School of Accounting and Management Information Systems at The University of Tulsa. He holds a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from The University of Oklahoma, a M.S. in Telecommunications Management from Oklahoma State University, and the Project Management Institute’s PMP® certification. Prior to his academic career, Jeff spent 7 years managing software development efforts within the financial services sector and several years serving as a computer network consultant. Jeff's research interests include IT project management, small group dynamics, and IT innovation and adoption within organizations. His research has been published in the Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems and the Symposium on Research in Systems Analysis & Design, and has been presented at the International Conference on Information Systems, the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management and the DIGIT Workshop. Jeff is happily married to his wife Jennifer, and they stay constantly busy with their three beautiful children: Maddie, Abby and Nathan. More information on Jeff’s background can be found at