Terry Anthony Byrd received the Ph.D. degree from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, in 1988.,He is Bray Distinguished Professor at Auburn University’s College of Business, Auburn. His current research interest include the impact of information technology at all levels of organizations, that is, at the individual, group, organizational, interorganizational, and societal levels. More specifically, he studies how information technology acts in facilitating a variety of organizational and societal behaviors and initiatives involved with the planning, management, usage, diffusion, and infusion of the technology.
He has authored or coauthored more than 40 articles in the top journals such as MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, Journal of MIS, and Communications of the ACM. He serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Organizational and End User Computing. He teaches electronic commerce, programming, and IT strategy to undergraduate and graduate students. He also teaches seminars in IT research for doctoral candidates. He has taught in executive education and also consulted with several regional companies.,
Dr. Byrd received a McKnight Research Fellowship when he was a Faculty in the Florida State University, Tallahassee. He has been involved and worked on grants totaling over $500 000. He was recognized as Researcher of the Year in the College of Business at Auburn University in 2002. (Based on document published on 31 March 2009)