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Katherine Payne Bio
Katherine Payne

Katherine Carl, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: Classroom Center, Room 208D
Email: kpayne@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2446

Professional Profile

Dr. Carl joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 2018. She received a B.A. in English literature from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Carl teaches in the areas of programming, database management, and social network analysis.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Carl’s research interests include creative self-efficacy, growth mindset, and gamification. She has published research in Computers in Human Behavior and received a best paper award for the paper “Development and Validation of the Information Systems Creative Self-Efficacy Scale” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences in 2018.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Carl enjoys mystery novels, musical theater, video games, and hiking the Palo Duro Canyon.