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Cindi Smatt, Ph.D.

Cindi Smatt
Title: Associate Professor - Information Systems
Phone: 706-867-3291

Office: Barnes Hall, 107, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Information Systems, Database Management


Dr. Cindi Smatt serves as an assistant professor of information systems in the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. Prior to joining UNG in 2012, Dr. Smatt served as a clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M University.

In addition to her academic role, Dr. Smatt serves as the faculty advisor for the UNG Habitat for Humanity campus chapter and as a member of the Dahlonega Rotary Club.

Courses Taught

BUSA 3110: Statistics for Business, BUSA 3130: Business Information Systems, CIS 3400: Data Management


  • Ph.D., Business Administration; concentration in Management Information Systems, Florida State University, 2009
  • M.S., Management Information Systems, Florida State University, 2003
  • B.B.A., Management, Valdosta State University, 2001


Smatt, C., Pratt, R. M.E., Fadil, P. A. (2016). Examining the Interactive Relationship of Technology Difficulties and Political Efficacy on Job Satisfaction. Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines, 2(4), 299-311.

Pratt, R., Smatt, C. T. (2015). A Database Management Case: The Cocoa Shop. Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ), 13(2), 26-38.

Smatt, C., Fadil, P. (2010). The Impact of Technology on Network Diversity. International Journal of Intercultural Information Management, 2 (3), 189-201.

Fadil, P., Smatt, C., Segrest, S., Owen, C. (2009). The Moderating Effects of Technology on Career Success: Can Social Networks Shatter the Glass Ceiling? Journal of Information Technology and Information Management, 18 (3/4), 409-427.

Fadil, P. A., Limpaphayom, W., Williams, R. J., Smatt, C. (2005). Equity or Equality? A Conceptual Examination of the Influence of Individualism/ Collectivism on the Cross-Cultural Application of Equity Theory. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 12(4), 17-35.

Book Chapters

Smatt, C., Wasko, M. M. (2005). Discovering Communities of Practice through Social Network Analysis. In Coakes, E ., Clarke, S. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference.

Work Experience

Clinical Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
2009 - 2012

Visiting Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
2008 - 2009

Instructor and Research Assistant
Florida State University
2004 - 2008

Web Designer
Valdosta State University
1998 - 2001

Store Manager
Discount Supermarket & Wholesale
1992 - 1997

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