Dr. Heather Jia joined the Department of Management and Quantitative Methods as an Associate Professor, teaching in the Organizational Behavior area. Prior to coming to Illinois State, Dr. Jia taught at Eastern Illinois University. While there, she developed and taught OB courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as courses in Human Resources and International Business. Her research centers on employees’ inappropriate technology usage and its impact on organizations.
Heather’s husband, Ronnie, is on the faculty at the School of Information Technology here at Illinois State, and they have a two-year old daughter, Liz.