James Frazee


Dr. James P. Frazee the Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Associate Vice President for Information Technology at San Diego State University. Dr. Frazee is responsible for strategic oversight, and provides vision and leadership to support excellence in teaching and learning through the design and development of active and immersive learning environments, performing pedagogical research, and providing learner-centered technologies and user support. His partnerships with faculty, academic leaders and campus stakeholders, as well regional, national and international higher education and industry partners, enable innovation and documentation of results focusing on improving student success. 


B.A. (honors), Communications/Economics – University of San Diego (USD)
M.Ed. (honors), Educational Technology – San Diego State University (SDSU)
Ed.D. (honors),  Educational Technology – SDSU/USD (Joint Doctorate)

Curriculum Vitae

Fun Fact

Formerly a permanent (year-round) ocean lifeguard for the City of San Diego’s Fire & Life Safety Services, James is still saving lives as a member of the National Ski Patrol in Big Bear, CA.




Instructional Technology Services
Adams Humanities, 1st Floor
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-8114