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Department Chair of Accounting & CIT

Professor of Computer & Information Technology


  • PhD in Information Systems, Univ. of Texas Arlington
  • MSIS in Information Systems, ASU
  • BS in Engineering, ASU

Teaching Specialties

  • Networking
  • Computer Security
  • Forensics

Research Interests

  • Curriculum
  • Security
  • Forensics


  • Officer, Decision Sciences Institute
  • Member, Association of Certified Forensic Examiners
  • Member, Society of Certified Computer Security Specialists


Jones has been with the College of Business for over 20 years. He has authored four textbooks in the field of networking and several national and international journal articles in MIS. He actively consults with law enforcement and other parties in the area of computer forensics. He holds various certifications from CISCO, NOVELL, MICROSOFT, CompTIA, and the International E-Commerce Counsel.

Russ Jones

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3988
F: (870) 972-3868


Building: Business
Room: 105

Alternative Contact

Karan Gilliland
P: (870) 972-3407