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


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).

Jim 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.

Jim 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. Jim helped to establish metrics and priorities for systems ranging from critical direct patient care environments to desired non-critical applications.

Jim has been a member of several professional organizations including the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) since 1983, the Kentucky Philosophical Association, and the Ohio Philosophical Association. He serves as a faculty advisor for the Malone University AITP Chapter.  Additionally, Jim serves as executive vice-president and board member of the Akron-Canton AITP chapter.

Additionally, Jim 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 given presentations in the area of computer ethics in New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Jim has lived in northeastern Ohio since 1975. He owns Green Forest Properties, LLC, an Ohio Limited Liability Company. The LLC owns and leases residential and commercial properties primarily in Lyon and Caldwell counties in western Kentucky.  Additionally, the LLC owns land in Cochran County, Texas.

Jim 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. In 2004 he was selected for membership in the honorable order of Kentucky Colonels where he has received medals of distinction and is a life member of the Lyon County Historical Society. Jim, wife Doreen, and sons James and Scott reside in Green. 

Teaching Assignments

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Data Structures
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Programming & Computer Science
  • Computer Architecture
  • Web Program:  Client Side