University of Colorado Denver

Professor, Information Systems
Associae Dean of Programs

Business School Building,
1475 Lawrence St, Office 6000C

University Website
Business School Website

Professional History

Dr. Dawn G. Gregg is a Full Professor at the University of Colorado at Denver and is the Discipline Director for the Information Systems Area. She also acts as the Director of Assurance of Learning for the Business School. Prior to her current role she has served as the Associate Dean of Programs and as the Administrative Director of the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems and her M.S. in Information Management from Arizona State University, her M.B.A. from Arizona State University West, and her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Irvine. While at CU Denver, she founded and was CEO of Developing Minds Software. Prior to her doctoral studies, she was employed for nine years as a research and development engineer. Her current research focuses on sustainable IT research and on how to organize and share information online. Her work has been published in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information and Management, the International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Information Systems Frontiers, and Decision Support Systems.

Honors and Awards

  • Dr. Gregg received the Outstanding Service Award from the Business School at the University of Colorado Denver in 2018.
  • Dr. Gregg received the Excellence in Faculty Mentoring award from the University of Colorado Denver in 2018.
  • Dr. Gregg received the Dave Laube Community Impact Award from Business School at the University of Colorado Denver in 2011.
  • Dr. Gregg was the faculty advisor for the Outstanding Student Chapter Award recipient, Association for Information Systems, 2009-2010 Academic Year, December 2010.
  • Dr. Gregg was the faculty advisor for the UC Denver Outstanding Educational Program Award Winner, the Information Systems Association, April 28, 2010
  • Dr. Gregg received the Dean's Scholar Award, from The Business School in 2008.
  • Dr. Gregg and Dr. Walczak's paper "Dressing Your Online Auction Business For Success: An Experiment Comparing Two E-Bay Businesses," was selected for the Rutt Bridges Award, Fall 2008.
  • Dr. Gregg's company, Developing Minds Software, received first place in the Bard Center Business Plan Competition on June 11, 2008.
  • Dr. Gregg was the faculty sponsor for the Outstanding Entrepreneurial Activity, Research and Creative Activity Symposium Award Winner, April 2007, (Michael Erskine, student)
  • Dr. Gregg received the Outstanding Tenure-Track Teacher of the Year Award, from The Business School in 2005.


Personal Pages


Current Courses Taught

  • ISMG 3110: Data Governance and Ethics
  • AMBA 6251: DataManagement Strategy
  • ISMG 4400/6020: Programming Fundamentals with Python
  • AMBA 6251: DataManagement Strategy

Past Courses Taught


Areas of Expertise

  • Sustainalble IS Research
  • Special Education Data Management
  • Online Entrepreneurship
  • AI/Expert Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • WData Governance and Data Quality

Recent Press Mentions

  • CU Denver Business School Newsroom: AI in Higher Education: Revolutionizing Python Learning, April 2023
  • knowIT: Innovators: A Professor's Idea Goes to Market, July 2011
  • knowIT: The Ph.D. Experience: Graduates of IS Doctoral Program Form a Network of Knowledge, January 2011
  • Voices of Reason, March 2010
  • UC Denver Magazine: Incubating Ideas, March 2009
  • Silver & Gold Record: Mind Developers, December 2008
  • UC Denver Newwork: 'Developing Minds' wins Bard Center 7th annual Business Plan Competition, June 2008
  • Business School News: ISA students’ DDTrac sheds new light onto autism, April 2008