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Jeffrey A. Hoffer

Professor Emeritus


School of Business Administration: MIS, OSC and Business Analytics


Email: Jeffrey A. Hoffer
Phone: 937-229-2938


  • Cornell University, PhD, 1975
  • Miami University, AB, 1969

Research Interests

  • Human factors and usability of database technology
  • Database query optimization
  • Data cleansing and quality control
  • Database management and systems analysis education
  • E-learning

Selected Publications

  • Hoffer, J., Ramesh, V., and Topi, H. (2013). Modern Database Management (11th). Prentice Hall Publishing.
  • Valacich, J., George, J., and Hoffer, J. (2012). Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design (5th). Prentice Hall Publishing.
  • Hoffer, J., George, J., Valacich, J. (2011). Modern Systems Analysis and Design (6th). Prentice Hall Publishing.
  • Brown, C. V., DeHayes, D. W., Hoffer, J. A., Martin, E. W., and Perkins, W. C. (2012). Information Technology for Managers:? What Managers Need to Know(7th). Prentice Hall Publishing.
  • Hoffer, J., Watson, H., Wixom, B., Anderson-Lehman, R., Reynolds, A. (2006). Real-time Business Intelligence:? Best Practices at Continental Airlines. Journal of Information Systems.
  • Hoffer, J., Topi, H., Valacich, J. S. (2005). The Effects of Task Complexity and Time Availability Limitations on Human Performance in Database Query Tasks. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 62(3), 349-379.
  • Hoffer, J., George, J., Batra, D., Valacich, J. (2005). Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design (1st). Prentice Hall Publishing.
  • Hoffer, J., Vician, C., Garfield, M., Prescott, M., Rollier, B., Strong, D., Elder, K. (2004). The Chicken and Egg Debate:? Positioning Database Content in the Information Systems Curriculum. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 14.
  • Hoffer, J., Anderson-Lehman, R., Watson, H., Wixom, B. (2004). Continental Airlines Flies High with Real-time Business Intelligence. MIS Quarterly Executive, 13(4).
  • Hoffer, J., Watson, H. (2003). Teradata University Network. Communications of the Association for Information Systems.
  • Hoffer, J., co-author with six others. Model Curriculum Framework for Post Secondary Education Programs in Data Management. To appear in Information Systems Education.