Title: Milton F. Stauffer Professor
Associate Dean of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives & Chief Research Officer
Department: Management Information Systems
Office: Alter Hall 334
Research Interests: E-commerce strategy, digital business strategy, and the development of research methods
Paul A. Pavlou is the Milton F. Stauffer Professor of Information Technology and Strategy at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He is also the Fox School’s Chief Research Officer and Associate Dean of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives. He is also the Executive Director of a newly-created Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives.
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Paul received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 2004. Paul was ranked first in the world in publications in the two top MIS journals (MISQ and ISR) for 2010-2012. His work has been cited over 10,000 times by Google Scholar and over 3,000 times by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI).
His research has appeared in MISQ, ISR, JMIS, JAIS, JAMS, CACM, and Decision Sciences, among others. His research focuses on e-commerce strategy, digital business strategy, and development of research methods. Paul won several Best Paper awards for his research, including the ISR Best Paper award in 2007, the 2006 IS Publication of the Year award, the Top 5 Papers award in Decision Sciences in 2006, the Runner-Up to the Best Paper award of the 2005 Academy of Management Conference, the Best Doctoral Dissertation award of the 2004 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the Best Interactive Paper award of the 2002 Academy of Management Conference, and the Best Student Paper award and Best Paper Award of the Academy of Management Conference (OCIS Division) in 2001 and 2012, respectively.
Paul also won several Reviewer awards, including the 2009 Management Science Meritorious service award, the ‘Best Reviewer’ award of the 2005 Academy of Management Conference, and the 2003 MISQ ‘Reviewer of the Year’ award.
Paul is a Senior Editor at MISQ and JAIS. He is also a guest Senior Editor of a Special Issue of MISQ on “Digital Business Strategy.” Earlier he served as a guest Senior Editor of a Special Issue of MISQ titled “Novel Perspectives of Trust in Information Systems” that was published in June of 2010, and also as a guest Senior Editor of a Special Issue of JMIS on ‘Trust in Online Environments’ published in 2008.
- Ou, Carol, Paul A. Pavlou, and Robert Davison (2013), “Swift Guanxi in Online Marketplaces: The Role of Computer-Mediated-Communication Technologies,” (minor revisions in MIS Quarterly).
- Bharadwaj, Anandhi, Omar A. El Sawy, Paul A. Pavlou, and N. Venkatraman (2013), “Digital Business Strategy: Toward a Next Generation of Insights,” MIS Quarterly, 37, 2 (forthcoming).
- Bharadwaj, Anandhi, Omar A. El Sawy, Paul A. Pavlou, and N. Venkatraman (2013), “Visions and Voices on Emerging Challenges in Digital Business Strategy,” MIS Quarterly, 37, 2 (forthcoming).
- Gefen, David and Paul A. Pavlou (2012), “The Boundaries of Trust and Risk: The Quadratic Moderating Role of Institutional Structures,” Information Systems Research, 23, 3, pp. 940-959.
- Rai, Arun, Paul A. Pavlou, Ghiyoung Im, and Steve Du (2012), “Inter-firm IT Capability Profiles and Communications for Co-Creating Relational Value: Evidence from the Logistics Industry,” MIS Quarterly, 36, 1, 233-262.
- Dimoka A., Banker, R.D., Benbasat, I., Davis, F.D., Dennis, A.R., Gefen, D., Gupta, A., Ischebeck, A., Kenning, P., Pavlou, Paul A., Müller-Putz, G., Riedl, R., vom Brocke, J., and Weber, B. (2012), “On the Use of Neurophysiological Tools in IS Research: Developing a Research Agenda for NeuroIS,” MIS Quarterly, 36, 3, 679-702.
- Dimoka, Angelika, Yili (Kevin) Hong, and Paul A. Pavlou (2012), “On Product Uncertainty in Online Markets: Theory and Evidence,” MIS Quarterly, 36, 2, pp. 395-426.
- Pavlou, Paul A. (2011), “State of the Information Privacy Literature: Where Are We Now and Where Should We Go,” MIS Quarterly 35, 4, pp. 977-988.
Recent Awards and Honors
- Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Conference (OCIS Division), 2012
- Researcher of the Year Award, MIS Department, Temple University, 2011.
- Dean’s Research Honor Roll, Fox School of Business, Temple University, 2010.
- Management Science Meritorious Service Award, 2009.
- Dean’s Research Honor Roll, Fox School of Business, Temple University, 2008.
- Stauffer Senior Research Award, Temple University, 2008.
- Information Systems Research Best Paper Award, 2007.
- IS Publication of the Year Award, 2006.
- Top 5 Papers Award, Decision Sciences, 2006.
Fox School of Business, Temple University
- MIS Seminar in Electronic Commerce, PhD level
- Advanced Quantitative Research Methods III, PhD level
- Managing Information in the Enterprise, Executive MBA Level
- MIS Pro-Seminar, PhD level
- Principles, Methods, and Tools for the Networked Economy, MBA level
- Markets for Information Goods, Undergraduate level
- Introduction to Information Systems, Undergraduate level
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