AT&T Distinguished Speaker Series

The AT&T Distinguished Speaker Series brings talented information systems and cyber security academic and industry professionals from across the world to The University of Texas at San Antonio campus to share cutting-edge research with UTSA faculty, staff and students.

Fall 2023 Speaker

Monday, Nov. 20

Photo of Ofir Turel, Ph.D., AT&T Distinguished Lecturer

Meet your new teacher: Issues and opportunities around feedback from AI

Ofir Turel, Ph.D.
Professor in Information Systems Management, University of Melbourne

2:30 – 3:45 p.m. CST

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Series Speakers

November 20

Ofir Turel, Ph.D.

Professor in Information Systems Management, University of Melbourne

"Meet your new teacher: Issues and opportunities around feedback from AI"

September 29

Atreyi Kankanhalli, Ph.D.

AIS Fellow, Provost’s Chair Professor, Dept. of Information Systems and Analytics, School of Computing, National University of Singapore

"Researching Affect between Humans and Conversational Agents: Challenges and Future Directions"

April 5

Heng Xu, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Technology and Analytics and Director of Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center
American University, Kogod School of Business

"The Future of Privacy Research: Lessons from Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning"

March 22

Emmanuelle Vaast, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Systems and Associate Dean of Research
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management

"Algorithmic Interactions in Open Source Work"

September 26

Sanjog Misra, Ph.D.

Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

"Algorithmic Nudges (PDF)"

April 26

Balaji Padmanabhan, Ph.D.

Anderson Professor of Global Management
Professor of Information Systems
Director of Center for Analytics and Creativity
Muma College of Business
University of South Florida

"Machine Learning in Information Systems Research (PDF)"

March 30

Likoebe Maruping, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Information Systems
Center for Digital Innovation (CDI)
J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University

"Toward a Better Understanding of AI Innovations: Evidence from U.S. Patents (PDF)"

February 16

Raghu Santanam 

McCord Endowed Chair of Business
Professor of Information Systems
Executive Director, AZNext Workforce Partnership
Arizona State University

"From Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Intelligence: Framework and Research Directions (PDF)"

November 5

Sudha Ram
Anheuser-Busch Endowed Chair of MIS, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Director, INSITE Center for Business Intelligence & Analytics
Eller College of Management
University of Arizona

“Focusing on Programmatic High Impact Information Systems Research, Not Theory, to Address Grand Challenges”

September 24

Suprateek Sarker
Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Common Professor
University of Virginia

“Digitalization for a Better Tomorrow: The Role of Information Systems Scholars”

April 23

Jan Recker
Hamburg Business School
"Managing AI: An Early Look at the MIS Quarterly Special Issue"

March 26

Han Zhang
Georgia Institute of Technology
“Truth Bias and Veracity Effect in Online Word-of-Mouth"

March 19

Chee-Wee Tan
Copenhagen Business School
“Investigating the Characteristics of Product Development Process on Brand Performance in Digital Innovation: A Multilevel Model”

November 13

Ram Gopal
University of Warwick
“Website Third-Parties: Privacy, Economics and Policy”

October 29

Andrew Burton-Jones
University of Queensland Business School
“A Vision for MISQ 2021-2023 and an Early Look at Next-Generation IS Theories”

October 9

Wynne Chin
C.T. Bauer Chaired Professor of Decision and Information Sciences
C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston
“On Partial Least Squares Variance Based Component SEM (VBSEM) vs. Co-variance Based SEM (CBSEM) for Confirmatory Analysis: Why Weights, Components and Variance Explained Provides Unique Insights”

September 25

Merrill Warkentin
William L. Giles Distinguished Professor at Mississippi State University
James J. Rouse Endowed Professor of Information Systems in the College of Business
“Innovations in our DV: Moving Beyond Behavioral Intention”

March 2

Giri Tayi
Professor of Management Science and Information Systems
State University of New York at Albany
“Managing Information Security Outsourcing Under a Dynamic Cooperation Environment”

September 6

Indranil Bardhan, Ph.D.
Foster Parker Centennial Professor of Information Technology
University of Texas at Austin
“Impact of Telehealth Usage on Healthcare Resource Utilization: A Patient-Level Longitudinal Study”

March 22

Dennis Galletta
Ben L. Fryrear Faculty Fellow
Katz Graduate School of Business
"Lessons Learned from Strikes, Singles and Home Runs"

February 18

C. Mohan
IBM Fellow
Tsinghua University
"State of Public and Private Blockchains: Myths and Reality"

November 12

Jeffrey Parsons
Memorial University of Newfoundland
"Expecting the Unexpected: Effects of Data Collection Design Choices on the Quality of Crowdsourced User-generated Content"

September 28

Hasan Cavusoglu
University of British Columbia
"IT Risk Disclosure and Stock Price Crash Risk"

April 26

Vipin Chaudhary
Program Director in the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure
National Science Foundation
"Opportunities for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure in Science Engineering and NSF Innovation Corps"

March 27

Huan Liu
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Arizona State University
"Mining Misinformation and Fake News on Social Media"

March 2

Ahmed Abbasi
Murray Research Professor of Information Technology
University of Virginia
"The Phishing Funnel Model: A Design Artifact to Predict"

February 23

Raghavendra Rau
Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance
Cambridge Judge Business School
Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley
"Law, Trust and the Development of Crowdfunding"

Sudip Bhattacharjee
Chief, Center for Big Data Research and Applications
U.S. Census Bureau
University of Connecticut
"The Effect of Information Transparency and Social Values on Smart Grid Balancing"

Sirkka Jarvenpaa
Bayless/Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Chair
The University of Texas at Austin
"Darkside of Digital Platforms: Effects of the Platform vs. Hierarchy Governance Mode on Employee Knowledge Creation and Appropriation"

Saonee Sarker
Rolls Royce Commonwealth Professor of Commerce
Professor of Information Technology
McIntire School of Commerce
University of Virginia
"Work-Life Balance of Globally Distributed IT Professionals: A Multi-Method Program of Study"

Jason Thatcher
Professor of Management
Director of the Social Analytics Institute
Clemson University
"Preventing Spear-Phishing Victimization Through Concrete and Abstract Fear Appeal Construals: An Online Field Experiment Grounded in Construal-Level Theory and Protection-Motivation Theory"

Dorothy Leidner
Ferguson Professor of Information Systems
Baylor University
"Symbol or Substance? A Model of Decoupled IS Use in the Context of Green IS"

Alessandro Acquisti
Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy
Heinz College
Carnegie Mellon University
"Issues in Privacy"

Samir Chatterjee
Founding Director, IDEA Labs
Professor and Fletcher Jones Chair
Claremont Graduate University
"Designing Persuasive Health Technologies: Where Mobile, Cloud and Remote Sensing Converge"