Department of Information Systems - Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

W. P. Carey School of Business faculty members are world-class teachers, researchers, practitioners and thought leaders who bring classroom learning to life. Their research production ranks in the top 25 in the world among business schools and they serve as consultants to more than 300 companies and government agencies.

They also contribute to and edit prestigious academic journals, and are sought out as experts in their fields by such media outlets as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, BusinessWeek, USA Today, CNN and National Public Radio.

Our students work alongside faculty mentors in conducting and publishing research, providing consultation to local businesses and creating strategies to address real-world business challenges.

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Here is a look at some of our top Information Systems faculty:


Ajay Vinze
Earl and Gladys Davis Distinguished Professor of Business

Dr. Vinze established the school’s Center for Advancing Business through Information Technology (CABIT) . Prior to joining the ASU faculty, he served on the MIS faculty at the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M University. His research has focused on issues of IT enablement for emergency preparedness and response, information supply chain, collaborative computing and security/privacy issues for e-health. He regularly interfaces with public and private sector organizations in the U.S. and around the world, and he is a Fulbright Senior Specialist.

Greg Dawson

Gregory Dawson
Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Dr. Dawson joined the W. P. Carey School in 2008 after earning his Ph.D. in management information systems from the University of Georgia. He previously was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its Management Consulting Services practice in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento. He also was a director at Gartner Consulting in Sacramento and Atlanta. His research focuses on the intersection between chief information officers and information systems consultants and examines predictors of successful consulting engagements, executive tenure and attributes of effective CIOs and consultants.