University of Georgia
Dr. Piercy is a senior lecturer of MIS in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and the Director of the Master of Internet Technology program – Terry College's first online Masters program. Craig has also been serving as the Academic Advisor for the Southeast Region CUNA Management School since the summer of 2016.
He earned his Ph.D. in the Management and Decision Sciences at the Terry college of Business - University of Georgia. His primary research has been to improve decision making in the face complex decisions involving multiple objectives.
Dr. Piercy also holds an MBA from the Terry College and a B.S. Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Tech University. He attended UGA from 1990 to 1997. After a 3 year stint as an assistant professor in the Computer Science department of Towson University in Towson, MD, Dr. Piercy returned to UGA as a faculty member.
Prior to his return to academia, Dr. Piercy worked as a process improvement engineer in the Textile manufacturing industry for Milliken and Company. His duties included the installation and maintenance of production and testing equipment. He was his production facilities leader in implementing Milliken's TQM/SPC program which led helped the company earn the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award in 1989.
Dr. Piercy is a co-author and contributor to 5 information systems and business textbooks and is a creator of online educational media. He has also worked as a process improvement engineer, consultant and systems developer.
He spends most of his free time with his family (he's currently a high school and elementary school dad :-), enjoying outdoor activities and making things.