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Diana Frost

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School


Dr Frost lectures on various modules primarily in the area of Information Systems and Business Analytics, and also serves at supervisor to undergraduate and post-graduate research projects.

Career overview

Previously to her role at NTU, Diana worked as a management consultant primarily in the area of information technology.  Her work extended to e-business solutions with SMEs and innovative e-Government solutions for the public sector.  During this time, Diana also enjoyed lecturing part-time at the undergraduate level (including distance learning)  in topics such as database design, network design, and project management.

Diana has a PhD (interdisciplinary) in Computer Science, Politics and Policy (Tufts University), MSc in Computer Science (University of Oxford) and BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics (University of the West Indies).

Research areas

Dr Frost’s doctoral research focused on the use of wireless technologies for development, particularly the inter-dependencies among underlying factors (social, physical, and human capital) that impact the implementation of technology projects in small economies.  This focus on technologies for development is extended to her current research on use of innovative technologies in e-Government project design. She is also interested in the use of innovative technologies as effective pedagogical tools in management education.

External activity

BAM Research Methodology SIG steering committee member