College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Edgar U Peyronnin
Director, IT, CAS and AES
College of Agricultural Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Shepardson Building, Room
  • Ph D, Colorado State University; Public Communications and Technology
  • MS, Colorado State University; Computer Information Systems
  • MA, Indiana University; Russian and East European Studies
  • BS, Northern Illinois University; Finance
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Edgar is the director, systems administrator and website administrator. He joined the college in 1994 as the computer applications instructor. Prior to his arrival, he served as an Army officer with a unit artillery command in Germany, NATO Force advisory role in Greece and later as an Intelligence Officer – SW Asia region. He earned a Bachelors degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University, Masters degree in Russian and Eastern European Studies from Indiana University, Masters degree in Computer Information Systems from the College of Business, Colorado State University and a Ph.D. in Public Communications and Technology from the Department of Journalism and Media Communications at Colorado State University. His dissertation explored increasing the adoption rates among researchers for data preservation practices in the new digital modality.

Peyronnin, Edgar U, (2016) "The digital preservation of research at Colorado State University: a case study of three departments" Colorado State University. Libraries

Peyronnin, Edgar U, (1996) "The usability of public GIS data for private enterprises in the state of Colorado"