Assistant Professor
Management Information Systems
R.C. Vance Academic Center

Abdullah Oguz works as an assistant professor of Management Information Systems at the School of Business in Central Connecticut State University.

Before joining CCSU, he worked as a visiting lecturer in Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University for one and a half years, and taught courses in Master of Information Systems program.

Dr. Oguz graduated from the Ph.D. program in Information Systems at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) at the end of 2020. His doctoral dissertation is "Workplace Cyberbullying in Global Virtual Teams". He earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from the School of Political Sciences at Ankara University (Turkey) and received his MBA degree with a concentration in IT Management from Southern New Hampshire University

Before starting his Ph.D. program in 2017, he had worked at the Turkish Customs Administration between 2002 and 2016. He was a senior member of the Project Management Office within Directorate General of Customs Enforcement, which was responsible for planning and managing projects with a view to enhancing the law enforcement capacity of the Turkish Customs Administration, and which managed EU-funded projects having a value of more than $60 million. Specifically, he was involved in developing and implementing projects with regard to capacity building and improvement, cutting-edge IT systems, and state-of-the-art security equipment in the field of customs law enforcement.

He has been a Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential holder since 2014.