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C. Matt Graham, Ph.D. Information Systems





University of Maine
330 Donald P. Corbett Business Building
Orono, ME 04469

Phone: (207) 581-1946


Professional Experience

Prior to coming to UMaine, Matt was the Chair of the Business Administration and Computer Technology programs at Andover College located in Portland and Lewiston ME.  He also taught web design and computer application courses at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston and Auburn campus and for Central Maine Community College.

Prior to his teaching career, Matt worked in Insurance, business to business credit analysis, Internet technology, and owned his own business. The business was a Bodega which focused the sales of Spanish and Jamaican groceries.

When not teaching or studying, Matt enjoys collecting comic books. He is the proud owner of a # 1 first edition X-Men comic book published in 1963.


Ph.D., Information Systems, Nova Southeastern University, Ms.Ed., (Business Education) Southern NH University, BS, (Business Administration) Husson University


 Recipient of UMaine’s 2011 Faculty Technology Stipend for developing an in-class SMS text messaging system to increase student engagement in large classes

Research Interest’s:

Information Security, computer privacy, online learning environments, open-source web technologies, and workplace e-learning.  In 2011, Matt was the program coordinator for International Educator Group’s conference titled: Education in 2025.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Graham, C. M., Miaoulis, G. (2013) The Case for a SMS Texting Integrated Classroom: Learning Preferences and Student Perceptions. Journal of Innovative Education Strategies. (Accepted July 17th, 2013).
  2. Graham, C.M., Anchors, S., & Doore, B. (2012). Student Learning Preferences and SMS Text Messaging: A Web 2.0 Large Classroom Engagement System. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Research.2(8): 638-645.
  3. Graham, C.M. & Jones, N. (2011). Cognitive Dissonance Theory and Distance Education: Faculty Perceptions on the Efficacy of and Resistance to Distance Education. International Journal of  Business, Humanities and Technology. (Accepted November 8th, 2011)
  4. Graham, C.M. & Jones, N. (2011). Improving Business Performance with Web 2.0 Technologies. Journal of Business Excellence. (Accepted April 17th, 2011)
  5. Graham, C. M. & Miaoulis, G. (2010). Web 2.0 Social Networking Technologies & Student Engagement: An Evaluation of an In-Class Question-Answer SMS Text Messaging System. Journal of Innovative Education Strategies. 1(1) : 26-40.

Peer-Reviewed  Book Chapter

  1. Jones, N. & Graham, C.M. (2009). Improving Hybrid Course Delivery in Distance Education with Emerging Technologies. In Y.K. (1st Ed.) Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching: Tools and Applications. Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing
  2. Jones, N. & Graham, C.M. (2012) Trends in Distance Education. In Y.K. (2nd Ed.) Learning Management Systems. Hershey, PA:IGI Publishing

Text Book

Graham, C. M. (2012). MIS for the Business Student: A Technical Use and Development Guide. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Conference Proceedings

Graham, C.M. (2010). HIPAA and HITECH Compliance: An Exploratory Study of Healthcare Facilities Ability to Protect Patient Health Information. Proceedings of the 2010 Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA). Montclair, NJ. (Accepted).


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Maine Business School
5723 D.P.Corbett Business Building
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1968 | Fax: 207-581-1930E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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