Dr. Jones joined the ITDS faculty in 2001 after spending 11 years on faculty at Mississippi State University. She completed two terms as Department Chair in from 2007-2017, having served as Interim Chair two years prior to that. She also served as Department Doctoral Coordinator prior to her work as chair. She teaches undergraduate, masters, and doctoral courses.
Dr. Jones' research interests are in the organizational issues and benefits of large scale information systems. Her recent projects have focused on issues surrounding the implementation and assimilation of ERP and Business Analytics. Another research focus is the role of the CIO and factors that impact that role.