James Marsden

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

Operations and Information Management

Education/Professional Certification

Ph.D., 1970, Purdue University
J.D., 1991, University of Kentucky (admitted to Kentucky and Connecticut Bars)
M.S., 1970, Purdue University
A.B., 1967, University of Illinois

Areas of Expertise

Management of information, decision support systems, legal issues in information technology, quantitative methods, econometrics


Dr. Marsden came to the University of Connecticut in August 1993, as the Head of OPIM. He formerly was the founding Chair and Philip Morris Professor of Information Systems at the Department of Decision Science and Information Systems, University of Kentucky, along with serving as the Director of the MIS and DSS Research Labs at that institution. Dr. Marsden has had visiting appointments at Purdue, Arizona, and the University of York. His areas of specialization include econometrics, quantitative methods, information economics, decision support system valuation, expert systems, and the management of computing systems.Professor Marsden is a Departmental Editor (DSS Impacts and Evaluation) for Decision Support Systems and has served for several years as the Expert Systems Minitrack co-coordinator for the annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences. His research has appeared in Decision Support Systems, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Theory, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Organizational Computing, American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and numerous other leading journals.

Professor James Marsden (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Contact Information
Phone+1 (860) 486-4065
Mailing AddressUnit 1041-41im
Office LocationBUSN 372
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