Current Ph.D. Students

 

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Yanran Liu
Class 2015, under the supervision of Dr. Arun Rai
Email: 
yanran.liu@ceprin.org

Education: 

  • M.M., Management Science and Engineering, China University of Geosciences (CUG), Wuhan, China
  • B.M., Information Management and Information Systems, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China

Research Interests: 

  • Digital innovation
  • IT-induced complexity
  • Interdisciplinary theories and complementary methods

Curriculum Vitae

 

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Vitali Mindel
Class 2013, under the supervision of Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Email:
 vmindel1@gsu.edu

Education: 

  • B.S., Economics, Georgia State University, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Research Interests: 

  • Decentralized information governance
  • IT adoption for hospital revenue cycle administration
  • IT adoption for hospital operations
  • Experiments in information systems

Curriculum Vitae

 

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Jessica Pye
Class 2011, under the supervision of Dr. Arun Rai
Email: 
jessica.pye@ceprin.org

Education:

  • M.S., International Business, Georgia State University
  • M.A., Economics, Georgia State University
  • B.S., Mathematics and Economics, Georgia State University

Research Interests:

  • Business value of IT in large institutional settings
  • Impacts of health information technology on organizational processes and individuals
  • Acceptance and utilization of mobile health service innovations

Curriculum Vitae

 

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Zhitao Yin
Class 2013, under the supervision of Dr. Arun Rai
Email:
 zyin3@gsu.edu

Education: 

  • M.M., Management Science and Engineering, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • B.M., Information Management and Information Systems, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China

Research Interests:

  • Business value and societal impact of digital innovation
  • Machine learning for causal inference

 Curriculum Vitae

 

Recent Ph.D. Graduates

Liwei Chen
Completed : 
2016
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Arun Rai
Dissertation Title: Three Essays on the Empowerment Role of Information Technology in Healthcare Services
Current Placement: University of Cincinnati
Initial Placement: University of Cincinnati

Chaitanya Sambhara
Completed: 2015
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Arun Rai
Dissertation Title: Risks, Controls, and Business Value of IT-Enabled Interfirm and Intrafirm Processes
Current Placement: Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Initial Placement: Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)

Tom Gregory
Completed: 2014
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Dissertation Title: Traveling of Requirements in the Development of Packaged Software – An Investigation of Work Design and Uncertaint
Current Placement: Indiana University
Initial Placement: University of Georgia

Darryl Romanow
Completed: 2013
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Arun Rai and Dr. Mark Keil (Co-chair)
Dissertation Title: The Impact of IT-Enabled and Team Relational Coordination on Patient Satisfaction
Current Placement: Duquesne University
Initial Placement: 
Duquesne University

Rob Hornyak
Completed: 2012
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Arun Rai
Dissertation Title: Knowledge Worker Behavioral Responses and Job Outcomes in Mandatory Enterprise System Use Contexts
Current Placement: Arizona State University
Initial Placement: 
Arizona State University

Timothy Olsen
Completed:  2012
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Richard Welke and Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Dissertation Title: Realizing Shared Services – A Process Analysis of a Public IT Department
Current Placement: Arizona State University
Initial Placement: Arizona State University

Rajendra Singh
Completed: 2011
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Dissertation Title: The Dynamics of Polycentricity in Information Management: An Action Research Study of a Hospital Revenue Cycle
Current Placement: University of South Carolina (Columbia)
Initial Placement: 
University of South Carolina (Columbia)

Brett Young
Completed: 2011
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Dissertation Title: The Role of Stakeholder Perceptions during IT-Enabled Change: An Investigation of Technology Frames of Reference in a Sales Process Innovation Project
Current Placement: Georgia Gwinnett College
Initial Placement: Georgia Gwinnett College

Mark Lewis
Completed: 2008
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Arun Rai and Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Dissertation Title: Managing the Tension between Standardization and Customization in IT-enabled Service Provisioning: A Sensemaking Perspective
Current Placement: Appapachian State University
Initial Placement: Bentley University

Xinlin Tang
Completed: 2007
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Arun Rai
Dissertation Title: Inter-organizational Relationship Portfolio Management: A Digital Enablement Perspective of Process Alignment and Process Innovation
Current Placement: Florida State University
Initial Placement: Florida State University

Sunyoung Cho
Completed: 2007
Dissertation Chair: Dr. Lars Mathiassen
Dissertation Title: A Contextualist Approach to Telehealth Innovations
Current Placement: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Initial Placement: Georgia Gwinnett College

Vijay Kasi
Completed: 2007
Dissertation Committee Member: Dr. Arun Rai
Dissertation Title: Escalation of Commitment in Information Technology Projects: A Goal Setting Theory Perspective
Current Placement: A.T. Kearney
Initial Placement: Georgia-Pacific