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Phil Longstreet, Ph.D
Dr. Phil Longstreet is an Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems at UM-Flint. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Washington State University, his MBA from Idaho State University, and his dual B.S. in Production Operations Management & Information Systems at the University of Idaho. Prior to Academia he attained many years of notable industry experience including working as a Director of Technology and Drafting for Cagnor Homes Inc., and Manager of Quality Assurance at Workscape Inc.
Dr. Longstreet’s research has primarily focused on Human Behavior in relation to online mediums and communities. In this space he has published articles showcasing the influence that the online medium and online communities have on the emotional well-being of the typical online user and factors influencing users’ evaluation of online spaces. Additional research has delved into diverse topics such as increasing technological performance, data security in medical wearables, and securing customer data in financial purchases.
Dr. Longstreet’s research has been published at prestigious journals including Information & Management, AIS Transactions on Human Computer Interaction, the Information Society, Technology in Society and others. He is actively researching in e-commerce visual appeal, computer self-efficacy, and technostress.
Dr. Longstreet currently teaches Business Applications for Students at the undergraduate level and E-Commerce at the Masters level. Infrequently, he also teaches Project Management and the intermediate level Information Systems class.