Paul Steinbart

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4606

Biography

Paul John Steinbart joined the W. P. Carey School of Business as a Professor in the School of Accountancy and Information Management in 1997. Dr. Steinbart's research interests include issues concerning the usability of information security solutions, individuals information security behaviors, effective governance of information security, and consumers' privacy concerns. His research has been published in leading academic peer-reviewd journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Decision Sciences, and The Accounting Review. He is also the co-author of the undergraduate textbook Accounting Information Systems published by Pearson.

Before joining W. P. Carey, Dr. Steinbart was a member of the accounting faculties at Saint Louis University (where he held the Ernst & Young Professorship in Accounting), Memphis State University, and the University of Utah. He earned his PhD at Michigan State University.

He has served as the Senior Editor of the Journal of Information Systems (American Accounting Association) and has received teaching awards from the Department of Information Systems (Masters of Science in Information Management program, 2014-2015) and from Saint Louis University (Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teacher of the Year - 1997). 

 

Education

  • PhD  Accounting, Michigan State University, 1985
  • MBA  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1980
  • BA  Political Science, University of Illinois, 1976

Research Interests

  • Information Security
  • Privacy
  • Effects of Information Presentation Format on Decision Making

 

 

 

Publications

  1. Steinbart, P.J., Keith, M., and Babb, J. 2016. “Examining the Continuance of Secure Behavior: A Longitudinal Field Study of Mobile Device Authentication,” Information Systems Research 27(2): 219-239.
  2. Steinbart, P.J., R.L. Raschke, G. Gal, and W.N. Dilla. 2016. “SECURQUAL: An Instrument for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Enterprise Information Security Programs,” Journal of Information Systems 30(1): 71-92.
  3. Steinbart, P.J., R.L. Raschke, G. Gal, and W.N. Dilla. 2013. “Information Security Professionals’ Perceptions about the Relationship between the Information Security and Internal Audit Functions,” Journal of Information Systems (27:2, Fall): 65-86.
  4. Steinbart, P.J., R.L. Raschke, G. Gal, and W.N. Dilla. 2012. “The Relationship Between Internal Audit and Information Security: An Exploratory Investigation,” International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (13:3, September): 228-243.
  5. Kauffman, R.J, Y.J. Lee, M. Prosch, P.J. Steinbart. 2011. “A Survey of Consumer Information  Privacy from the Accounting Information Systems Research Perspective,” Journal of Information Systems (25:2, Fall), 47-79.
  6. Keith, M., B. Shao, and P.J. Steinbart. 2009. “A Behavioral Analysis of Passphrase Design and Effectiveness” Journal of the Association for Information Systems 10(2): 63-89. 
  7. Raschke, R., and P.J. Steinbart. 2008. “Mitigating the Effects of Misleading Graphs on Decisions by Educating Users about the Principles of Graph Design,” Journal of Information Systems (22:2, Fall): 23-52.
  8. Keith, M., B. Shao, and P.J. Steinbart. 2007. “The Usability of Passphrases for Authentication: An Empirical Field Study,” International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, (65:1, January): 17-28.
  9. Dilla, W.N., and P.J. Steinbart. 2005. “Using Information Display Characteristics to Provide Decision Guidance in a Choice Task under Conditions of Strict Uncertainty,” Journal of Information Systems (19:2, Fall): 29-56.
  10. Dilla, W.N., and P. J. Steinbart. 2005.  “Relative Weighting of Common and Unique Balanced Scorecard Measures by Knowledgeable Decision Makers,” Behavioral Research in Accounting (17): 43-53.
  11. Dilla, W.N., and P.J. Steinbart. 2005. “The Effects of Alternative Supplementary Display Formats on Balanced Scorecard Judgments,” International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (6:3, September): 159-176.
  12. Arunachalam, V., K.W. Pei, and P.J. Steinbart. 2002. Impression Management with Graphs: Effects on Choices,” Journal of Information Systems (Fall, 16:2): 183-202.

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 540Information Security & Control
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 540Information Security & Control
CIS 593Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 540Information Security & Control
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
CIS 540Information Security & Control
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 540Information Security & Control
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 591Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 591Seminar
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 444Enterprise Proc Analys & Desgn
CIS 591Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 591Seminar
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 591Seminar

Honors/Awards

Honors/Awards:

  • Outstanding Teaching Award  Master of Science in Information Management Program, 2014-2015 Academic Year. Awarded by the  Department of Information Systems, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.

  • Best paper, 2002 mid-year meeting of the Information Systems section of the American Accounting Association: Arunachalam, V., K.W. Pei, and P.J. Steinbart. Impression Management with Graphs: Effects on Choices.

  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year (St. Louis University chapter of Beta Alpha Psi) 1997

  • Notable Contribution to the Literature Award, Information Systems/Management Advisory Services Section of the American Accounting Association, 1993.

  • Elijah Watts Sells Award (with High Distinction) on CPA Exam, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1980.

  • Silver Medal Award on CPA Exam, Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants, 1980.

Editorships

Senior Editor

  • Journal of Information Systems, 2008-2010

Associate Editor

  • Journal of Information Systems, 2001-2007

 

 

Professional Associations

American Accounting Association American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Association for Information Systems ISACA

Work History

Arizona State University: 1997-present. Previous Appointments: Saint Louis University (1993-1997), Memphis State University (1987-1993), University of Utah (1984-1987).