Computer Science

Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

Title: Professor of Computer Science
Department: Computer Science
Building: COB 315.09


  • Ph.D. Auburn University
  • M.B.A Auburn University
  • B.A. University of Oklahoma


Tom L. Roberts is a Professor of Information Systems for the Computer Science Department in the College of Business & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. He was formerly the Director of the Center of Information Assurance, Information Systems Coordinator and Clifford R. King Professor of Information Systems at Louisiana Tech University. He received his MBA and Ph.D. in Information Systems from Auburn University and BA degree from the University of Oklahoma.

At Louisiana Tech, Dr. Roberts was the Project Lead for the university's pursuit of NSA/DHS National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE) and NSA/DHS National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R). Currently, Louisiana Tech is one of only 35 universities in the United States to achieve both designations.

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Roberts' teaching interests include cyber security, digital forensics, IT risk assessment, ethical hacking, and research methods. His research interests include behavioral information security, cybersecurity, information privacy and disclosure, information quality, data analytics, sports data analytics, healthcare informatics and IT research methods.

He has published over 40 refereed journal articles and book chapters and has more than 60 conference proceedings and presentations. This list includes publications in many top journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management, Computers & Security, IEEE Transactions in Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions in Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication and others.

 Curriculum Vitae