Dr. John Starner Dr. John Starner Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences; Visiting Assistant Professor

Dr. John W. Starner teaches programming, database management, numerical analysis and mathematics of computer science. His research areas include computational methods in bioinformatics, intervals in databases, application of security methodologies, ethical issues in computer science and governance in higher education.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Mathematics - University of New Mexico (1976)
  • Master of Arts - Mathematics - University of New Mexico (1972)
  • Bachelor of Science - Physics - University of New Mexico (1971)


  • "“The Operon Architecture Database”"
    Gordon Research Conference on the Origins of Life
  • "Lectures on SQL and Relational Database"
    Createspace Publishing (2012)
  • "“Legal and Ethical Implications of the Foreign Outsourcing of Tax Return Preparation”"
    International Business and Economics Research Journal
    (2010) Vol. 9 Page 101-107
  • "Success Through Enhancement of Mathematical Skills"
    McGraw-Hill Primus (2010)
  • "“Formation and Implementation of a Bioinformatics Major at a Small Undergraduate Liberal Arts Institution”"
    RECOMB Bioinformatics Education (RECOMB BE) Conference
  • "“Joins on Interval Data Type Columns in Relational Databases”"
    Journal for Computing Sciences in Colleges
    (2007) Vol. 22 Page 235-241