Lubbock Christian University
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Doug Darby, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Technology; Program Coordinator: Information Systems and Technology, Management Information Systems, Digital Media Applications

  • Ph.D., University of North Texas
  • B.S., M.S., Abilene Christian University
Current Classes
  • Multimedia Design
  • Advanced Spreadsheet Design
  • Web Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Management Information Systems
  • System Analysis and Design
  • IST/DMA Internship


Dr. Doug Darby has been with LCU since 2018. He is an assistant professor in the School of Business and coordinator for the Information Systems and Technology, Management Information Systems, and Digital Media Applications programs, and serves as the faculty advisor for the Chap Gaming Club. Dr. Darby earned his B.S. in Psychology in 1988 and M.S. in Digital Media in 2000, both from Abilene Christian University, and received his Ph.D. in Learning Technologies from the University of North Texas in 2018. His doctoral research and dissertation focused on the development of a taxonomy of online learner types in higher education, and his present research areas include gamification and immersive environments, applications of emerging technologies, online learning environments and learners types, and disruptive business technologies. Dr. Darby has over 30 years professional experience working in the technology and digital media industry.