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Phone: 724-503-1001 x3402
Office: TECH 225

Charles Hannon, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Computing and Information Studies

Degrees: Ph.D. English, West Virginia University; M.A. Modern Literature, University of Kent, England; B.A. English and German, James Madison University

Charles Hannon is a professor in the Department of Computing and Information Studies. He teaches courses in human-computer interaction, the history of information technology, information visualization, and project management. He teaches the CIS department’s Capstone service-learning course, CIS 400, which places students with local community organizations to address critical IT needs. Dr. Hannon began his academic career as an English professor and is the author of several articles about American literature and culture, and of the book, Faulkner and the Discourses of Culture (2005). His current interests focus on the fields of user experience and interaction design, the history of information technology, digital humanities, and the intersections between language, technology, and culture. Examples of his most recent writing can be found in the link to his academic portfolio below.

Dr. Hannon served as Associate Dean of the Faculty from 2009-2015. For additional information, see Dr. Hannon’s online portfolio.