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Craig Orgeron

Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems



Murrah Hall 107


BA, MA, Ph.D.  |  Mississippi State University

Craig Orgeron


  • MGIS 3000 - Management Information Systems

  • MGIS 4750 - Digital Transformation

  • QMGT 4030 - Visualization with Tableau


  • QMGT 676 - Data Visualization using Tableau

  • QMGT 679 - Analytics


  • QMGT 715 – Information Systems for Management

  • QMGT 720 - Analytics


Dr. Orgeron has extensive information technology experience in both the private sector and the federal and state level of the public sector. 

After beginning his career as a communications-computer systems officer in the United States Air Force, he served as the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) and Chief Information Officer for the State of Mississippi.  In this role, Dr. Orgeron provided statewide leadership in the provision of services that facilitated cost-effective information processing and telecommunication solutions for Mississippi government agencies and institutions. 

Dr. Orgeron has served as an Executive Government Advisor with Amazon Web Services (AWS), President of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and on the Executive Committee of the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), as well as participated in numerous government information technology task forces and committees, such as the Mississippi Broadband Task Force, the Digital Signature Committee, the Electronic Government Task Force, and the Governor’s Commission on Digital Government, which led to the implementation of the enterprise electronic government in Mississippi. 

Dr. Orgeron holds a bachelor’s degree in MIS and a master’s degree and doctorate in public policy and administration from Mississippi State University.  Dr. Orgeron is a certified public manager and a graduate of the Senator John C. Stennis State Executive Development Institute, as well as the Institute on International Digital Government Research, and the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education Series, Leadership for a Networked World, Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy and Technology, and the Harvard Business Analytics Program (HBAP).


Craig P. Orgeron. 2022.  "Transparency in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.” PA Times Online.

Fighting Bias, Boosting Accuracy in AI/ML,” Technical Brief prepared by the Center for Digital Government – Digital States Performance Institute (September 2022).  Served as Industry Advisor.

Craig P. Orgeron. 2022.  "The Modernization Imperative.” PA Times Online.

Craig P. Orgeron. 2022.  "Digital Essentials for Good Government.” PA Times Online.

Renaud, Karen, Craig Orgeron, Merrill Warkentin, and P. Edward French. 2020. “Cyber Security Responsibiliza-tion:  An Evaluation of the Intervention Approaches Adopted by the Five Eyes Countries and China,” Public Administration Review, Volume 89, Issue 4, July/August 2020, pp. 577-589.

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