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Diana Frost

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Role

Diana is a member of the teaching faculty in the Department of Management.  Her teaching interests cuts across Business Analytics and Information Systems, with responsibility for module leadership on a number of undergraduate and post-graduate modules.  Diana also supervises undergraduate and postgraduate research.

Career overview

Diana began her early career as a software developer, then IT project manager.  On completion of her PhD, she managed her own consultancy company, working primarily with public sector agencies and international organisations based in the U.S. and the Caribbean, with a focus on information and communication technologies (ICT).  She has continued research interests in e-Government issues and data-driven decision-making within small economies.  From 2008, prior to her current academic role at NTU, Diana was engaged in a part-time teaching role (including distance learning) in topics related to Information Systems and Mathematics with Monroe College and the University of the West Indies.

Diana has a PhD (interdisciplinary) in Computer Science, Politics and Policy (Tufts University), MSc in Computer Science (University of Oxford) and BSc (first class honors) 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