John B. Nicholas, Ph.D.

John B. Nicholas, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Computer Information Systems
Dept/Program: Business and Information Technology
Office: Polsky M184-C
Phone: 330.972.2563
Fax: 330.972.8876


Professor Nicholas joined the faculty of CAST and the Department of Business Technology - Computer Information Systems at the University of Akron in Fall 2009. He was previously a part-time faculty member and technician in the Department of Engineering & Science Technology in CAST.


  • 2008 Outstanding Part-time Faculty Award, Department of Engineering and Science Technology, CAST
  • 2008 Pi Lambda Theta, Beta Lambda Chapter, International Honor Society for Graduate Level Education Majors


  • Ph.D. Curricular and Instructional Studies, The University of Akron
  • M.S. Technical Education, The University of Akron
  • B.S. Electronic Engineering Technology, The University of Akron