Kathryn Kimery

Chair of FISMS
Sobey School of Business
Finance Info Sys and Mgmt Science

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Oklahoma, 1998
B.A., Anthropology (with honors), University of Tulsa, 1976

Academic Work Experience

2014 - Present, Chair, Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science, Saint Mary’s University
2014 - 2014, Acting Chair, Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science, Saint Mary’s University
2005 - 2013, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science, Saint Mary’s University
2004 - 2007, Chair, Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science, Saint Mary’s University
2000 - 2005, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Kansas State University
1997 - 2000, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Management Science, Saint Mary's University
1996 - 1997, Assistant Professor, Division of Business, Piedmont College
1991 - 1996, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Division of Management, University of Oklahoma
1991 - 1996, Centennial Research Assistant, Division of Management, University of Oklahoma
1976 - 1982, Archeologist, employed by various academic and contract research organizations, including University of Oklahoma, University of Tulsa, University of Kansas, Michigan State University, University of South Carolina, Texas Tech University, Archeological Research Associates, and Inst. of Archaeology and Anthropology

Non-Academic Work Experience

2011 - 2015, Founder & co-owner, Dartmouth Yarns, retail yarn and fibre store
1985 - 1991, Natural Gas Contracts Administrator, Williams Energy Company
1984 - 1985, Assistant to the Program Manager, United States Postal Service Central Repair Facility
1982 - 1984, Curatorial Assistant, Collection of Technology, Kansas Museum of History

Honours

Best Paper Award International Conference of the Academy of Business Administration - 2008
Best Paper Award European Applied Business & Economics Research Conference - 2007
Sabbatical Research Leave Saint Mary’s University - 2006
Best Paper Award ($500 prize), Management Education Division Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - 2003
Hokkaido University of Education Visiting Scholar (3-month research exchange to Hakodate, Japan) Saint Mary’s University - 2003
Best Paper Award International Business & Economics Research Conference - 2003
Best Conference Paper Award Southern Association for Information Systems - 2002
Best Paper Finalist Hawaii International Conferences on System Sciences - 2001
Gamma Sigma Honor Society University of Oklahoma Chapter - 1998
Ronald B. Shuman Ph.D. in Management Award ($1,500) - 1995
University of Oklahoma Centennial Research Fellowship ($12,000/yr) University of Oklahoma - 1991
University of Oklahoma Noble Fellowship ($1,800/yr) University of Oklahoma - 1991
Teaching Assistantship University of Oklahoma, Dept. of Management - 1991
Phi Beta Gamma Honor Society University of Tulsa Chapter - 1976
Presidential Scholar University of Tulsa - 1973
University Scholar University of Tulsa - 1973

Teaching: Course / Program Development

1990/03 - 1995/03, Courses Taught:

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

AmirKhalkhali Y, Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali S. "Geographical Influences on Determinants of Aboriginal Health in Canada: An Economic Study (forthcoming)", Global Business Trends: Contemporary Readings (Spring - 2013)
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkali S. "Information and Communication Technologies and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada: Information Seeking, Community Building, and Access Challenges in Geographically and Socially Marginalized Populations", International Journal of Management & Information Systems 15:4 (Spring - 2011), 41-45
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkahli Samad. "National Culture and Diffusion of Electronic Commerce: Preliminary Results from China and Canada", Global Business Trends: Contemporary Readings10th Edition (Spring - 2010), 41-48
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali Samad. "Cultural Influences on the Adoption of Electronic Commerce: Initial Results from japan and the United States", International Business and Economics Research Journal 8:6 (Spring - 2009), 41-51
Kimery Kathryn, McCord Mary. "Seals on Retail Websites: A signaling Theory Perspective on Third-Party Assurances", Technologies for Commerce and Services Online (M. Khosrow-Pour, Ed.) 4, Ch. VII (Spring - 2008)
Kimery Kathryn. "Signals of Trustworthiness in E-Commerce: Consumer Understanding of Third-Party Assurance Seals", Information Security and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (H. Nemati, Ed) Ch. 1.21 (reprint) (Spring - 2007)
Kimery Kathryn, McCord Mary. "Signals of Trustworthiness in E-Commerce: Consumer Understanding of Third-Party Assurance Seals (reprint of previously published paper)", Electronic Commerce: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (S.A. Becker, Ed.) Ch. 2.15 (Spring - 2007), 354-373
Kimery Kathryn, McCord Mary. "Signals of Trustworthiness in E-Commerce: Consumer Understanding of Third-party Assurance Seals", Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations 4:4 (Spring - 2006), 52-74
Kimery Kathryn, Mellon Mark, Rinehart Shelly. "Publishing in the Accounting Journals: Is There a Gender Bias?", Journal of Business and Economic Research 2:4 (Spring - 2004), 27-37
Rinehart Shelly, Kimery Kathryn, Grant Stephen. "Student Evaluations of Teaching: the Approaches, the Criticism, and the T-SQ Scale", Journal of the Academy of Business Education 4 (Spring) (Spring - 2003), 1-14
Kimery K., McCord M.. "Third-Party Assurances: Mapping the Road to Trust in E-Retailing", Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application 4:2 (Spring - 2002), 64-82
Kimery K., Rinehart S.. "Markets and Constituencies: An Alternative View of the Marketing Concept", Journal of Business Research 43:3 (Spring - 1998), 117-124
Weitzel William, Kimery Kathryn. "Computer Feedback Empowers Managers", The Review Feb/Mar (Winter - 1995), 12-19
Lees W, Kimery Kathryn. "Regional Perspectives on the Fort Towson Sutler's Store and Residence: A Frontier Site in Antebellum Eastern Oklahoma", Plains Anthropologist 29-103 (Spring - 1984), 13-24
Lees W, Kimery Kathryn. "The Function of Colono-Indian Ceramics: Insights from Limerick Plantation, South Carolina", Historical Archeologist:13 (Spring - 1979), 1-13

Presentation

Kimery Kathryn. "Geographical Influences on Determinants of Aboriginal Health in Canada: An Economic Study", 2012 Academy of Business Administration International Conference (Summer - 2012)
Kimery Kathryn. "Demographic and Individual Difference Effects on Student Perceptions of Computer-aided Instruction", 2011 European Academic Conference (Summer - 2011)
Kimery Kathryn. "Internet-based Communication Technologies and Canadian First Nations: Information SeekingCommunity Building, and Access Challenges in a Geographically and Socially Marginalized Population", presented at the European Applied Business and Economics Research Conference (Spring - 2010)
Kimery K., AmirKhalkhali S.. "National Culture and Diffusion of Electronic Commerce: Preliminary Results from China and Canada", International Conference of the Academy of business Administration (Spring - 2009)
Kimery K., AmirKhalkhali S.. "Cultural Differences in the Adoption of Electronic Commerce: Comparison of Japan and the United States", European Applied Business Research Conference (Spring - 2008)
Kimery K., AmirKhalkhali S.. "National Culture and Diffusion of Electronic Commerce: Preliminary Results from Japan and the US", European Applied Business Research Conference (Spring - 2007)
Kimery K., AmirKhalkhali S.. "The Impact of Web-Based Courseware Tools on Sense of Community in University Classrooms", 10th Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems (Spring - 2007)
Kimery Kathryn. "Courseware & Community: Computer-Assisted Instruction and Community Building in University Classrooms", International Conference on Web-Based Communities, Association for Development of the Information Society (Winter - 2006)
Kimery K., Sivakumar S.. "Perceptions of Professional Ethics among undergraduate Information Systems Students", 9th Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems (Spring - 2005)
Kimery K., AmirKhalkhali S.. "Cultural Influences on Diffusion of Electronic Commerce: A View from Japan", International Business and Economics Research Conference (Fall - 2005)
Kimery K.. "Professional Organizations and Codes of Ethics: Awareness and Attitudes among Undergraduate IS Students", 8th Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems (Spring - 2004)
Kimery K.. "Integrating Ethics in the CIS Curriculum", Panel presentation, Decision Sciences Institute (Spring - 2004)
Kimery K., Rinehart S., Mellon M.. "Gendered patterns in Authorship: Examples from the management Information Systems Discipline", Americas Conference for Information Systems (Spring - 2003)
Kimery K. "Consumer Perceptions of Third-Party Assurances", 7th Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems (Spring - 2003)
Kimery K. "Third-Party Assurances: Building the Road to Trust in E-Retailing", 35th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (Spring - 2002)
Kimery K. "Ethical Issues for Information Systems Professionals", Panel organized and presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems (Spring - 2002)
Kimery K. "Digital Empowerment: Understanding the Relationship between Computer-Mediated Work and User Empowerment", 8th Annual Conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (Spring - 2001)
Kimery K. "Digital Empowerment: Understanding the Relationship between Computer-Mediated Work and User Empowerment", Kansas State University/CBA Faculty Research Seminar Series (Spring - 2000)
Kimery K. "Student Evaluation of Teaching: The Good, The Bad, and The Possibilities", The Southwestern Marketing Association Conference: Education Track (Spring - 1999)
Kimery K. "Finding the Value in ERP Implementations", The Canadian Association of Members of Public Utility Tribunals annual meetings (Spring - 1999)
Kimery K. "Digital Empowerment: Understanding the Relationship between Computer-Mediated Work and User Empowerment", The Atlantic Schools of Business Annual Meetings (Spring - 1999)
Kimery Kathryn. "Information Technology and Empowered Employees: The Impact of Computer Use on Psychological Empowerment", presented at the Management and Marketing Round Table Series, Michael F. Price School of Business, University of Oklahoma (Spring - 1996)
Kimery Kathryn. "Perceptions of Leadership in the Contemporary Managerial Role", conference of Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 1996)
Kimery Kathryn. "Training New Managers in an Environment of Radical Change", presented at the Acumen International Forum (Spring - 1994)
Kimery Kathryn. "Preliminary Results of Data Analysis on the PRAXIS Project: Exploring the Construct of Leadership Effectiveness", presented at the Division of Management Research Colloquium (Spring - 1993)
Kimery Kathryn. "The Sutler as Consumer: Insights from the Fort Towson Sutler's Store and Residence", 16th annual meetings of the Society for Historical Archaeology (Spring - 1983)
Kimery Kathryn. "An Overview of the Excavations at Limerick Plantation", 3rd annual meetings of the South Carolina Anthropological Association (Spring - 1978)
Kimery Kathryn. "Form and Function of Colono-Indian Ceramics in a Planter Context", 43rd annual meetings of the Society for American Archeology (Spring - 1978)

Conference Proceedings

Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali S. "Demographic and Individual Difference Effects on Student Perceptions of Computer-aided Instruction", Proceedings of the 2011 European Academic Conference (2011 - 2011)
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali S. "Internet-based Communication Technologies and Canadian First Nations: Information Seeking, Community Building, and Access Challenges in a Geographically and Socially Marginalized Population", Proceedings of the European Applied Business and Economics Research Conference (2010 - 2010)
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali Samad. "Cultural Differences in the Adoption of Electronic Commerce: Comparisons of Japan and the United States", Proceedings of the European Applied Business Research Conference (2008 - 2008)
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali Samad. "National Culture and Diffusion of Electronic Commerce: Preliminary Results from Japan and the U.S.", Proceedings of the European Applied Business Research Conference (2007 - 2007)
Kimery Kathryn, AmirKhalkhali Samad. "The Impact of Web-BasedCourseware Tools on Sense of Community in University Classrooms", Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems (2007 - 2007)
Kimery Kathryn. "Courseware and Community: Computer-Assisted Instruction and Community Building in University Classrooms", Proceedings of the International Conference on Web-Based Communities, Association for Development of the Information Society (2006 - 2006)
Kimery Kathryn, Sivakumar S. "Perceptions of Professional Ethics among Undergraduate Information Systems Students", Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems (abstract only) (2005 - 2005)
Kimery Kathryn. "Cultural Influences on Diffusion of Electronic Commerce: A View from Japan", Proceedings of the International Business and Economics Research Conference (abstract only) (2005 - 2005)
Kimery Kathryn, Sivakumar Shyamala. "Professional Organizations and Codes of Ethics; Awareness and Attitudes among undergraduate IS Students", Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems (2004 - 2004)
Kimery Kathryn, McCord Mary. "Consumer perceptions of Third Party Assurances", Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems (2003 - 2003)
Kimery Kathryn, Rinehart Shelly, Mellon Mark. "Gender patterns in Authorship: Examples from the management Information Systems Discipline", Proceedings of the Americas Conference for Information Systems (2003 - 2003)
Kimery Kathryn, et al.,. "Student Perceptions of Computer Assisted Instruction in a Commerce Curriculum", Proceedings of the administrative Sciences Association of Canada (2003 - 2003)
Kimery Kathryn, Mellon M, Rinehart S. "Publishing in the Accounting Journals: Is There a Gender Bias?", Proceedings of the International Business & Economic Research Conference (abstract only) (2003 - 2003)
Kimery Kathryn, Rinehart S, Mellon M. "Gender Differences in Academic Authorship: The Experience in the Marketing, Information Systems, and Accounting Disciplines", Proceedings of the International Business & Economic Research Conference (abstract only) (2002 - 2002)
Kimery Kathryn, McCord Mary. "Third-Party Assurances: Building the Road to Trust in E-Retailing", Proceedings of the Hawaii international Conference on System Sciences (2002 - 2002)
Kimery Kathryn, McCord Mary. "Third-Party Assurances: The Road to Trust in Online Retailing", Proceedings of the Southern Association for Information Systems (2001 - 2001)
Kimery Kathryn. "Digital Empowerment: Understanding the Relationship Between Computer-Mediated Work and user Empowerment", Proceedings of the American Society of Busienss and Behavioral Sciences Annual Conference (2001 - 2001)
Rinehart S, Kimery Kathryn, Grant E. "Student Evaluations of Teaching: The Good, the Bad, and the Possibilities", Proceedings of the Southwestern Marketing Association Conference (abstract only) (1999 - 1999)
Kimery Kathryn. "Digital Empowerment: Modeling the Relationship Between Information Technology Use and Employee Empowerment", Proceedings of the Atlantic Schools of Business Annual Conference (1999 - 1999)
Kimery Kathryn, Schwarzkopf Albert, Weitzel William. "Perceptions of Leadership in the Contemporary Managerial Role", Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (1996 - 1996)

Other Publications

Kimery Kathryn. "Women’s World 2011 Congress, Gatineau-Ottawa"
Faculty Union News 17(2): 8-9 (Spring - 2011)
Kimery Kathryn. "Statistical Analysis of Mean Ceramic Dates"
in Old and in the Way: Archeological Investigations at Limerick Plantation, Berkeley County, South Carolina (Spring - 1978)

Service: Institutional Committees

MBA Council representative, Saint Mary’s University, 2013/03 - 2014/03 (486)
Union observer, University Review Committee, 2013/03 - 2014/03 (Union observer)
Member, Senate Academic Discipline Review Board, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (Member)
Chair, University Senate Student Discipline Committee , 2010/03 - 2011/03 (Chair)
Member-at-large, Saint Mary’s Faculty Union Executive Board, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (Member-at-large)
Vice President and Senator, University Senate, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (485)
Union observer, University Review Committee, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (Union observer)
Member, Employer-Union Committee, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (Member)
Faculty member, University Review Committee-Librarian, 2010/03 - 2011/03 (482)
Vice President and Senator, University Senate, 2009/03 - 2010/03 (Vice President and Senator)
Member, Presidential Review Committee, 2009/03 - 2010/03 (Member)
Chair, University Senate Student Discipline Committee , 2009/03 - 2010/03 (Chair)
Member, Senate Academic Discipline Review Board, 2009/03 - 2010/03 (Member)
Member, University Curriculum Committee, 2008/03 - 2009/03 (Member)
Senator, University Senate, 2008/03 - 2009/03 (474)
Chair, University Student Discipline Committee, 2008/03 - 2009/03 (Chair)
Senator, University Senate, 2007/03 - 2008/03 (471)
Member, University Curriculum Committee, 2007/03 - 2008/03 (Member)
Chair, University Student Discipline Committee, 2007/03 - 2008/03 (Chair)
Senator, University Senate, 2006/03 - 2007/03 (Senator )
Member, University Curriculum Committee, 2006/03 - 2007/03 (467)
Member, University Budget Committee , 2003/03 - 2004/03 (Member)
Member, Academic Integrity Committee, 2002/03 - 2003/03 (458)
CIS representative, Departmental Recruiting Committee, 2002/03 - 2003/03 (464)
Member, Academic Integrity Committee, 2001/03 - 2002/03 (457)
Member, Information Technology Service & Support Audit Task Force, 1998/03 - 1999/03 (455)
Member, Center for Academic Technology Committee, 1998/03 - 1999/03 (456)
Member, Curriculum Committee, 1998/03 - 1999/03 (454)
Departmental representative, MBA Council, 1998/03 - 1999/03 (453)
Member, Curriculum Committee, 1997/03 - 1998/03 (452)
Departmental representative, MBA Council, 1997/03 - 1999/03 (451)
Member, Curriculum Committee, 1996/03 - 1997/03 (450)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Participant , Academy of Business Administration International Conference, Munich, Germany 2011/03 - 2011/03
Participant , Barcelona Academic Research Conference, Barcelona, Spain 2010/03 - 2010/03
Conference Session Organizer and Session Chair, Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Technology, and Trades Women in IT 2010/03 - 2011/03
Conference Organizing Committee Member, Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Technology, and Trades (CCWESTT) 2010/03 - 2011/03
Member , Hypatia Association, Halifax, NS 2010/03 - 2011/03
Participant , Women’s World 2011 Congress, Ottawa-Gattineau, representing SMUFU 2010/03 - 2010/03
Participant , European Applied Business and Economics Research Conference, Dublin, Ireland 2009/03 - 2009/03
Participant , International Conference of the Academy of Business Administration, Paris, France 2008/03 - 2008/03
Participant , European Applied Business and Economics Research Conference, Rothenburg, Germany 2007/03 - 2007/03
Participant , European Applied Business and Economics Research Conference, Padua, Italy 2006/03 - 2006/03
Participant , Southern Association for Information Systems, Jacksonville, FL 2006/03 - 2006/03
Participant , Academy of Business Administration International Conference, Munich, Germany 2005/03 - 2005/03
Participant , International Conference on Web-based Communities Conference, International Association for Development of the Information Society, San Sebastian, Spain 2005/03 - 2005/03
Reviewer, Southern Association for Information Systems Annual Conference 2005/03 - 2006/03
Participant , Business and Economic Research International Conference, Las Vegas, NV 2004/03 - 2004/03
Participant , Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA 2004/03 - 2004/03
Reviewer, Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference 2003/03 - 2004/03
Reviewer, Southern Association for Information Systems Annual Conference 2003/03 - 2004/03
Participant , Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA 2003/03 - 2003/03
Participant , Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA 2003/03 - 2003/03
Past-President, Southern Association for Information Systems 2003/03 - 2004/03
Participant , Americas Conference for Information Systems, Tampa, FL 2002/03 - 2002/03
Reviewer, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application 2002/03 - 2003/03
Reviewer, Southern Association for Information Systems Annual Conference 2002/03 - 2003/03
Participant , International Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, WA 2002/03 - 2002/03
Participant , Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA 2002/03 - 2002/03
Reviewer, Education & Technology track, Americas Conference on Information Systems 2002/03 - 2003/03
President, Southern Association for Information Systems 2002/03 - 2003/03
Reviewer, Diversity in IT track, Americas Conference on Information Systems 2002/03 - 2003/03
Participant , Southern Association for Information Systems, Savannah, GA 2001/03 - 2001/03
Reviewer, 2003 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference 2001/03 - 2002/03
Reviewer, 2003 conference of Southern Association for Information Systems 2001/03 - 2002/03
Vice President and Acting President, Southern Association for Information Systems 2001/03 - 2002/03
Reviewer, Journal of Information Technology Theory & Application 2001/03 - 2002/03
Participant , Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, HI 2001/03 - 2001/03
Participant , American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV 2000/03 - 2000/03
Vice President-Conference Chair, Southern Association for Information Systems 2000/03 - 2001/03
Reviewer, Southern Association for Information Systems Annual Conference 2000/03 - 2001/03
Participant , Administrative Science Association of Canada, Saint John, NB 1998/03 - 1998/03
Participant , Atlantic Schools of Business, Halifax, NS 1998/03 - 1998/03
Participant , Southwestern Decision Sciences Institute annual meetings, Houston, TX 1998/03 - 1998/03
Participant , Decision Sciences Institute, New Orleans, LA 1998/03 - 1998/03
Participant , Atlantic Schools of Business, Wolfville, NS 1997/03 - 1997/03
Participant , Southern Management Association, New Orleans, LA 1996/03 - 1996/03
Participant , Southeastern Decision Sciences Institute, Atlanta, GA 1996/03 - 1996/03
Participant , Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, PQ 1995/03 - 1995/03
Reviewer, Organizational and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management Annual Meetings 1994/03 - 1995/03
Participant , Southern Management Association, Orlando, FL 1993/03 - 1993/03
Participant , Oklahoma Business Conference, sponsored by the Michael F. Price School of Business, University of Oklahoma 1993/03 - 1993/03
Participant , Academy of Management, Dallas, TX 1993/03 - 1993/03
Participant , Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA 1993/03 - 1993/03
Participant , Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA 1992/03 - 1992/03