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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Business Administration - M.B.A., Bus Admin Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management


Dr. Delano served in faculty, administrative, and IT consulting positions before coming to Cedarville in 2008. Dr. Delano specializes in service-oriented architecture, object-oriented analysis and design, and computer programming. Dr. Delano’s research has appeared in the proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. He is a member of the AIS, INFORMS, and AITP professional societies.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • M.S. in Management Computer Systems, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • B.S. in Business Management, Maranatha Baptist Bible College
  • Certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist, Master Instructor

Scholarly Works

  • System Design through the Exploration of Contemporary Web Services (John D. Delano, Hemant K. Jain and Atish P SInha) ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS) (2018)
  • Toward End-User Specification and Design of Business Systems (John D Delano) (2011)
  • Creating a Repository for the Design and Delivery of Web Services (John D Delano, Atish P Sinha and Hemant Jain) Proceedings of the 22nd Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (2012)
  • Selection of Web Services Based on Opinion Mining of Free-Text User Reviews (Nicholas A. Thurow and John D. Delano) ICIS 2010 Proceedings (2010)
  • Integrating 3D Printing and the Balanced Scorecard into the First Year Business Course (Harry Anderson and John D Delano) Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (2016) 
View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »


  • Spending time with my family
  • Learning to play the guitar
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • Reading