Ruben A. Mendoza, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office: 344 Mandeville Hall
Phone: (610) 660-1639
Fax: (610) 660-1229


Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Lally School of Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY (2007) MABA, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1999) MSI, School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1999) BE/EE, Grove School of Engineering, City College of NY (CCNY), NY, NY (1988)

Professional Experience

  • Rensselaer at Hartford, Clinical Assistant Professor, Hartford, CT (1999-2003)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1998-1999)
  • The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH (1988-1996)
    • ​Research Technology diffusion, deployment, assimilation
    • Business Intelligence

Courses Taught

Introduction to Information Systems

Systems Analysis & Design

Telecommunications Technologies & Enterprise Security

Electronic Business & Electronic Commerce

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Educational Leadership
  • Expertise: Executive Education, Business Strategy, Organization Development, Port Authority Issues, Ireland and Chile, Photography, Landscape and Travel
  • Expertise: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Collegiate Athletic Management
  • Expertise: Religion in Pop Culture, Religion in Television/Feature Film/Literature, Social Justice
  • Expertise: Fire Management and Prevention, Emergency and Disaster Management, Public Administration Policy, Local Government
  • Expertise: Service Quality, Organizational Development and Effectiveness, Quality Improvement, Team Building, Local Health Care, Customer Service
  • Expertise: France, French Culture, Contemporary French-Speaking World, Literature in French, 19th-Century French History
  • Expertise: Psychology of Religion, Prosocial Behavior, Ethical Behavior, Altruism, Moral Development
  • Expertise: Food Marketing, Consumer food shopping trends, Food company strategy, Supermarket practices
  • Expertise: Mexican History and Politics, Latin American History, U.S. Policy toward Latin America
  • Expertise: American Zoos, American Pop Culture, Environmental History, Animal Studies
  • Expertise: Food Retailing, Hunger and Hunger Relief