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Dennis Galletta Phd, DBA

  • Thomas H. O’Brien Professor of Information Systems
  • Director, Katz Doctoral Programs

Dennis F. Galletta (PhD, University of Minnesota) is an Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow and LEO (lifetime achievement award winner), and is currently a chaired professor in Information Systems and Technology Management, Director of both the PhD and DBA schoolwide Doctoral Programs at the Katz School, and an adjunct at Harvard’s Summer Program. He was President of AIS in 2006.

In 2016 he won a University-wide Provost’s Mentorship Award, and with two co-authors, won a 2013 Citation of Excellence Award by Emerald Management Reviews for publishing one of the top 50 papers in business administration (in Information Systems Research). In two studies of research productivity, he placed #2 in human factors in information systems and #9 in the MIS field overall. His primary interests are in behavioral security and human factors in information system design. He has co-authored 60 journal and 58 conference papers, most often with doctoral students. Nearly half of the journal papers reached our field’s top journals. He has garnered over 15,000 citations to his work and his h-index score is 46, according to Google Scholar. He served as both Senior Editor (2018-2021) and Associate Editor (1999-2002) for the MIS Quarterly, Pre-Eminent Editor in DataBase, and is or was on the editorial boards of Information Systems Research, Journal of the AIS, and Journal of MIS. He was a founding Co-Editor in Chief of AIS Transactions on HCI for 10 years. For ICIS, he served as program co-chair in 2005 and conference co-chair in 2011.

He is co-author of an Executive-MBA level textbook that serves as a core MIS course (with Keri Pearlson and Carol Saunders) that has the highest market share of that segment, published by Wiley.

Information Systems and Technology Management