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Prof. Paul Benjamin LOWRY

Innovation and Information Management

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Prof. Paul Benjamin LOWRY

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Arizona
  • MBA, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Information Management, Brigham Young University

Biography

  • Professor Lowry has published nearly 200 articles, with 95+ journal articles in MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information System Research (ISR), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), and others.
  • In 2017, he was ranked the 2nd most productive (normal count; one spot behind Viswanath Venkatesh) IS scholar in the world for publishing in the top-6 journals and ranked 2nd for the top-4 journals–all between 2012–2016; for the 10-year period between 2005–2016, he was ranked 5th in the world for the top-6 journals and 6th (tied with Ritu Argarwal) for the top-4 journals.
  • As of 26-Mar-2017, his research has been cited 4,096 times in all major publications (per Google Scholar); his h-index is 34 and his i10-index is 68
  • He serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of AIS-Transactions on HCI; he is an SE at JAIS, ISJ, and Decision Sciences; he serves as an AE at EJIS and Information & Management. He has also served as a track chair at ICIS, ECIS, and PACIS in various security/privacy tracks.

Research Interests

Topics:

  • Organisational and behavioural security and privacy issues
  • HCI, social media, and online deviance
  • E-commerce, decision science, and supply chains
  • Scientometrics


Methodologies:

  • Structural equation modelling (SEM) and partial least squares (PLS) path modelling
  • Theory building, systematic literature reviews, and meta-analysis
  • Online experimentation, instrumentation development, and field surveys
  • Big data analytics, visualization, and data mining

Honours / Awards

  • Professor Lowry was ranked the top (1st by normal count) IS scholar in the world for publishing in the top-6 journals and ranked 3rd for the top-4 journals—all between 2011–2015
  • For the 10-year period between 2006–2015, he was ranked 5th for the top-6 journals and 7th for the top-4 journals
  • Brigham Young University Young Faculty Scholar Award, August 2006–August 2009

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