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Robert James, M.S.

FT Faculty - CIS

My name is Bob James and I am currently work at Henry Ford College as an instructor within the Computer information Sciences department. I’ve been in many capacities for over 50+ working years, many with the Government (both Military and Civil Service) and with large and small companies. I’ve been in the Information Technology (IT) field for over 45 of the years.

Below outlines my past job and educational experience.


  • Undergraduate Degrees in Forestry, Business, Computer Science
  • Graduate degree in Business, Computer science
  • Almost finished (ABD) a PhD in Technology, Information Assurance. Did not finish the Dissertation in time.


US Air Force

Mechanic (B-52G (D,E,F also), HC-130, HH3, KC-135), Quality Supervisor, Information Systems Supervisor – Retired as MSGT (E7)

Ford Motor company

PC Helpdesk, PC Operating Systems Developer. UNIX 2nd and 3rd level support, UNIX Development Project Management, UNIX client infrastructure supervisor.

Automotive Components Holdings (Ford Motor Company)

Server administrator, UNIX and Windows servers, Oracle, MSSQL, and web server Management and Development

Henry Ford College

CIS instructor since 1999, full time since 2007

Classes taught: CIS100, CIS109, CIS111, CIS121, CIS122, CIS123, CIS126, CIS129, CIS158, CIS159, CIS162, CIS211, CIS225, CIS227, CIS229, CIS270, CIS272, CIS280, CIS294

Eastern Michigan University

Doctoral Fellow and Instructor

University of Detroit Mercy

Instructor, Math and Computer Science Department

Other companies include
Davey Tree, Novastar Computers