Wiley S. Brown, PhD

Dr. Brown is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems in the John A. Walker College of Business.  Before earning his Ph.D. in Information Systems from UNCG, Wiley spent 3 years serving as an Adjunct Instructor here at Appalachian State University (2008-2011). He has served in different capacities at North Carolina A&T State University, Liberty Online University, and Catawba College over the last 5 years teaching an array of CIS, Business Communication, Management, and Operations Management courses.

His works have been published in a number of journals and conference proceedings such as the Communications of the Association for Information Systems, International Journal Mobile Communications, Business Communication Research and Practice, and Frontiers in Communication. His more recent research endeavors focus on the influence of mobile devices on society. 


Journal Publications

Brown, W. (2021) Successful Strategies to Engage Students in a COVID- 19 Environment. Frontiers in Communication. 6:641865. doi: 10.3389/fcomm.2021.641865

Kelly, S., Smith, T., Brown, W. (2020) Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Writing and Public Speaking Anxieties. Business Communication Research and Practice. Volume 3, Issue 2, 76-85.

Brown, W. and Palvia, P. (2020)” Differing Perceptions of Mobile Devices, Company Issued Devices and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)”. International Journal of Mobile Computing and Multimedia Communications (IJMCMC) Volume 11, Issue 3, 38-47.

Brown, W., Drye, S., and Kelly, S. (2020) “Tech Tips for Business Students.” Business Education Forum. Vol. 74, No. 4, 16-18.

Brown, W., Drye, S., and Kelly, S. (2017) "Resources for Teaching Business Students Social Media" Business Education Forum, Vol. 72, No. 1, 4-6.

Brown, W., and Palvia, P. (2015). “Are mobile devices threatening your work-life balance?” Int. J. Mobile Communications, Vol. 13, No. 3, 317–338.

Palvia, P., Jacks, T., and Brown, W. (2015) "Critical Issues in EHR Implementation: Provider and Vendor Perspectives," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 36, Article 36.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Computer Information Systems

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6187

Fax: (828) 262-6190

Office address
2106 Peacock Hall
Mailing address
ASU Box 32049, Boone NC 28608