John Gordon served 12 years of active duty in the US Air Force and is a Gulf War Veteran. He has over thirty years of experience in the Information Systems Industry in various roles including programmer, systems administrator, software engineer, database administrator, data warehousing and data analytics engineer. In addition, he has held leadership positions in the industry including project manager, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Chief Information Officer (CIO). His hands-on experience spans local, national, and international projects in commercial, non-profit and government environments.
John's academic background includes degrees in Computer Science (BS), English (BA), Information Systems (MS), and Business Analytics (GC). Currently, he is Ph.D. candidate in the Writing & Rhetoric Department at the University of Utah.
John's primary responsibility is to manage the SCI-HUM Collaboration Initiative. This initiative is an effort to bring SCI and College of Humanities researchers together on collaborative research projects.
- Critical code studies
- Computational rhetoric
- Rhetorical consequences of Natural Language Processing (NLP)
- Data analytics and visualization
- Software engineering
- Programming Languages
- Cyberinfrastructure in research environments
- Writing across STEM careers