Faculty and research

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

Faculty members across the school 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. Explore our directory to learn more about the Department of Information Systems faculty.

Key research areas

Department of Information Systems students work alongside faculty mentors as they conduct and publish research, providing consultation to local businesses and creating strategies to address real-world business challenges. Key areas in which department faculty conduct research are as follows:

  • Business analytics and Big Data
  • Health information technology
  • IT-enabled services and process innovations
  • Information economics and strategy
  • Information security and privacy
  • Social media, e-commerce, and mobile platforms

Actionable Analytics Lab

An applied academic research lab within W. P. Carey, the Actionable Analytics Lab provides rigorous solutions to relevant real-world problems. The lab’s mission is to bridge the gap between academic research and applied execution. Focus is placed on solving real-world problems of high societal impact and practicality.

Digital Society Initiative

A research lab within ASU's W. P. Carey School, the Digital Society Initiative fosters better collaborations with the industry to answer questions of strategic importance to the digital society through vigorous academic and applied research. Recognizing that the future societal prosperity will be defined by how we creatively use, deploy, and assimilate digital technologies in all the sectors of the economy and by how the culture is shaped by this paradigm shift, we focus on a number of related, high-impact topics.