Willis S. Crissey, Jr.

Willis S. Crissey, Jr.

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Computer Science
Office: CAS 239 (Lab CAS 254)
Phone: 330-972-8013
Email: wcrisseyjr@uakron.edu
Website: http://www.cs.uakron.edu/~wcrisseyjr/


Associate Professor Crissey joined UA in 2012.  Before joining the university, he worked for more than 20 years in the areas of Architecture, Software Engineering, Database Management, and Application Design/Development.  He is also a member of ACM and serves as a faculty advisor.

Research Interests

Investigation of Student Learning Using Online Courseware: Factors that Influence the Academic Achievement of College Students Enrolled in a Course using MyProgrammingLab.


  • M.S. in Management Science, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • B.S. in Computer Science, University of Akron
  • B.A. in Business Administration, Malone University


Programming for Data Science, Computer Science I & II, Internet Systems Programming, Data Structures, Database Management, Next Generation Databases