James F. Glasgow


  • A.A.S., B.S. and M.S., The University of Akron
  • L.S.M., Kent State University
  • Ph.D., Union Institute & University
  • Professional Education, Harvard University 


James Glasgow, Ph.D., came to Malone in 1998 with 21 years of IT experience as a programmer, consultant, and corporate manager of information systems (A VP-Level Position).

In 2018, he completed a professional education course at Harvard University. In 2006, Glasgow earned a Ph.D. with a concentration in arts and sciences and a specialization in computer ethics (computer science, philosophy/ethics, and psychology) from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati. His dissertation was entitled, "Integrating Ethics into the Computer Science Curriculum, Focusing on the Database Course.”  Additionally, he holds a L.S.M. in computer science & philosophy from Kent State University (1997) and a M.S. in technical education from The University of Akron (1987). 

His research interests include computer ethics and the ancient philosophical concepts of virtue and justice. Additionally, he is interested in information technology history, how technology affects the human need for solitude, and health information systems. He has given presentations in the area of computer ethics in New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Glasgow is a FBI InfraGard member and has attended meetings at the Cleveland FBI office. InfraGard is associated with the FBI and is dedicated to sharing sensitive but unclassified information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.

He has conducted research at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He assisted with a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) for health information systems throughout the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic and affiliated organizations. Glasgow helped to establish metrics and priorities for systems ranging from critical direct patient care environments to desired non-critical applications.

Glasgow is a member of several professional organizations including the CompTIA Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the Ohio Philosophical Association. He serves as a faculty advisor for the Malone University CompTIA AITP Chapter.  Additionally, he serves as a board member of the Akron-Canton CompTIA AITP chapter.

Glasgow has been involved with the IBM Academic Initiative for the Z series mainframe and has 14 years of experience with the Pick database environment. 

He has lived in northeastern Ohio since 1975. He owns Green Forest Properties, LLC, an Ohio Limited Liability Company. Glasgow has maintained his membership at Fairview United Methodist Church in Lyon County, Kentucky; a church founded by the Glasgow family in 1891. Additionally, he has been involved in Boy Scouts and other community service activities. 

He is a life member of the Lyon County (KY) Historical Society.  Furthermore, he is a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonials, Sons and Daughters of Virginia Founding Fathers (SDVFF), Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), the General Society of the War of 1812, and the Pewter Collectors Club of America.  He is interested in the dynamics of the pewter industry in England and America.  Glasgow, wife Doreen, and sons James and Scott live in Green. 

Teaching Assignments

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Data Structures
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Programming & Computer Science
  • Computer Architecture
  • Management Information Systems