Detmar is Professor and IBIT Research Fellow at Temple University’s Fox School. A Regents Professor Emeritus of the University System of Georgia and formerly holding a professorship in the CIS Dept. of the Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University, Detmar has conducted research in the areas of information & cyber security, e-Commerce, technological innovation, international IT studies, and business research methods. He holds a DBA in MIS from Indiana and a Ph.D. in English from Penn State.
Detmar has over 200 publications, including books and papers in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Management Science, Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, Journal of AIS, Decision Sciences Journal, Organization Science, Decision Support Systems, Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, Communications of the AIS, Organizational Research Methods, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, DATA BASE, OMEGA, Academy of Management Executive, and Sloan Management Review.
Detmar is a past Editor-in-Chief of MIS Quarterly (2008-2012), a former Senior Editor for Information Systems Research and Journal of the AIS, and Co-Editor of DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems. He is presently an Associate Editor for the Journal of International Management and the International Journal of Management and Business Analytics (IJMBA). In the past he has also served as Associate Editor for Management Science and Information Systems Research, and Associate Publisher/Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly as well as editorial board member on a host of other journals. Former VP of Publications for the Association of Information Systems (AIS), he has held roles as co-program chair for AMCIS and ICIS. He co-chaired the ICIS conference in Auckland, New Zealand in 2014. He was appointed an AIS fellow in 2005 and awarded a lifetime achievement award (LEO) from AIS in 2012. He was the solo winner of the Alumni Distinguished Professor Award at Georgia State University (2008), given annually for high achievement in research, teaching and service in a faculty of 1,050 persons.
Finally, he has taught masters level courses in: Managing in the Global Economy, Computer Security Management, e-Commerce Strategy, IT Strategies for Management, Systems Integration, Global Sourcing, International Business & Global IT Policies and Issues as well as doctoral seminars in Quantitative Methods in Business Research, Research Ethics, & Experimental Design.