Tim Krause, PhD
Department Chair, Professor
Academic Director, Data Analytics


Phone: 715-346-3851
Office: SCI B246
Email: tkrause@uwsp.edu 

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Personal Information


  • Purdue University, Ph.D.
  • Saint Cloud State University, M.A.
  • Saint John's University, B.S.

Courses Taught - Fall 2018

  • CIS 499/WD 399 - Independent Study
  • CIS 397/WD 397 - Internship
  • CNMT 480/DAC 480 - Senior Capstone Project

Select Grants and Fund-Raising (Life-time fundraising and grantwriting: $4.7MM)

  • "IT Talent Development in Computing and New Media Technologies," ($94,000), Primary Investigator, UW-System Innovation Grant. 2017.
  • "Sentry Insurance Endowed Chairs of Data Analytics" (2), ($4,000,000) with M. Loy, L. Matesi, C. Richards, C. Cirmo, T. Romano, G. Summers and C. Winn. 2016.
  • "Sentry Insurance Co-Op Opportunities", an exclusive, multi-year opportunity for CIS and WD majors to experience a start-up-like environment with a well-established local employer. 2016.
  • "Central Wisconsin Information Technology Alliance (CWITA) Faculty Position" ($75,000) with contributions from Delta Dental, Eastbay Footlocker, Heartland Farms, Sentry Insurance and Skyward. 2015.
  • "Tyler Stangel Innovation Grant," with T. Romano (more than $2,500) six lead alumni donors and a department first to receive alumni donations to spur innovation at the undergraduate level. 2015 - Date
  • "Creating a Mobile Application to Support First Year Experience (FYE) and First Year Seminar (FYS)," Primary Investigator, ($17,000), UW-System Innovation Grant. 2015.
  • "Wisconsin Fast Forward Working Training Grant Application," Primary Investigator for Sub-Grant Awardee, ($394,167), total award, 50% match), with North Central Wisconsin Development Board, MidState Technical College, Delta Dental, Skyward and Sentry Insurance. 2015.

Select Awards

  • FINALIST, University Economic Development Association - 2018
  • University Mentor Leadership Award - 2016
  • Nominee, Teaching Excellence Award - 2010
  • Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - 1996 - Date


Recent Publications:

  • "Integrating Technology with Service-Learning and Civic Engagement" (2015), In ​Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. O. Delano-Oriaran, M.W. Parks and S. Fondrie, Eds. Sage Publications.
  • "Using Simulation to Teach Project Management in the Professional Writing Classroom" (May 2010) The Writing Instructor, http://www.writinginstructor.com/.
  • "Facilitating Team-Work with Lean Six Sigma and Web-based Technology" (March 2009) Business Communication Quarterly, 72 (1), pp. 84-90, DOI: 10.1177/1054773804271935.

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Computing and Machinery (ACM) - 2009 - Date
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals - 2007 - Date


Recent Presentations:

  • "User Adaptability in Response to Computer System Delay." American Psychological Society Annual Convention, May 26, 2017. With B. Hall and J. Rueb.
  • "A Usability Analysis of a Fuzzy Match Search Engine for Physician Directories." American Medical Informatics Association. Nov. 17, 2014. A. Mahnke, K. Baker, T. Krause, C. Christian, K. Hale and K. Kautz.
  • "User-Centered and Participatory Design Case Studies." With Amod Damle. World Usability Day, Marshfield, WI, Nov. 12, 2009.
  • "What’s in Social Networking for Me?" with K. Keller, M. Knowles & K. Davis. APCC Consulting Institute, Portsmouth VA, Nov. 5, 2009.
  • "Technology-facilitated Project Management in Business Writing Courses." Association for Business Communication National Conference, Portsmouth VA, Nov. 4, 2009.
  • "Service Learning as an Adult Recruitment and Retention Tool." Adult Recruitment and Retention Conference, UW-Madison, Oct. 26, 2009.
  • "Project Management in Communication Courses." Wisconsin Statewide Communication Conference, UW-Stevens Point, Oct. 9, 2009.