Paul A. Pavlou

Senior Associate Dean & Milton F. Stauffer Professor

  • Office of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives
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Dr. Paul A. Pavlou is Senior Associate Dean responsible for Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives at the Fox School of Business a. He is also the Milton F. Stauffer Professor of IT & Strategy. He also serves as the co-director of the Data Science Institute at Temple University.

Dr. Pavlou oversees all research activities at the Fox School, and is responsible for the development and mentoring of research faculty and PhD students. During his tenure, five departments in the Fox School have been ranked among the top 10 in the nation in terms of research productivity. He also oversees over $5 million in research grants.

Dr. Pavlou is also responsible for all doctoral programs at the Fox School, such as the PhD in Business Administration, PhD in Statistics, the inter-disciplinary PhD program in Decision Neuroscience, and the Executive Doctorate in Business Administration (EDBA).

He was ranked first in the world in publications in the two top Management Information Systems (MIS) journals, MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research, for 2010-2014. His work has been cited over 21,000 times by Google Scholar. In 2013, he was recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of “the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” based on analysis of highly cited research authors during the 2002-2012 period.

He received his PhD in Information Systems from the University of Southern California, where he also earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rice University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management.