My Primary areas of specialization are accounting information systems, computer networks, and database management systems.  I enjoy learning new technologies and bringing them to the classroom.  I feel the greatest reward when students get excited about a technology and are soon teaching me things.

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    Dr. Robert Phillips, Ph.D.


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My office is Davis 226.   To see my current teaching schedule and office hours please visit my faculty datasheet.  I can be contacted by voice mail, 540-831-5379, or by email at

When I am away from school I like to hike, climb, sail, or do a little woodworking.  I also do some volunteer coaching in track and field.   My wife, Katherine, is a research scientist.  We have a daughter, Kelly, who is a physical therapist.

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