- Area: Operations & Information Technology
- Phone: (757) 221-2803
- Email: [[Chon.Abraham]]
- Office: Miller Hall 3008
Dorothea LaChon Abraham is an associate professor of Information Systems in the Operations and Information Systems department in School of Business at the College of William and Mary. She received a BS in Political Science and Systems Engineering and a commission into the US Army from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1995, an MBA from Old Dominion University with a concentration in MIS in 2000, and a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia in 2004.
She worked as a systems analyst for American Management System in Norfolk, VA after serving on active duty as an Army Finance Officer and prior to entering the Ph.D. program at UGA in the Terry College of Business. Her research interests include wireless/ubiquitous computing and organizational decision-making for information systems and technology, and healthcare informatics.
She has published in the Business Intelligence Journal; Conference Proceedings for the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Decision Sciences Institute, and the Southern Association of Information Systems; and written a monograph for the Center of Healthcare Management at IBM for a grant funded project concerning healthcare informatics and wireless computing.