Jay F. Nunamaker

UA Regents' Professor of MIS
Soldwedel Chair in Management Information Systems
Director, Center for the Management of Information

McClelland Hall 430GG
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108


Areas of Expertise

Collaboration technology
Decision support and decision centers

Jay F. Nunamaker has been with the Eller College of Management since 1974, when he founded the Management Information Systems department. After earning his PhD in Operations Research and Systems from Case Western Reserve University in 1969, he became a co-founder and the vice president of Combinatorics as well as a co-founder and the president of PLEX Corporation. His areas of expertise include collaboration technology, decision support and decision centers.


  • MIS 429/565 Detection, Deception and Intent
  • MIS 596A Special Topics in MIS
  • MIS 696A Readings in MIS


  • LEO Lifetime Exceptional Achievement Award
  • Informs ISS Design Science Award, 2010


  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1969