Research papers

Gain practical and in-depth research experience by working with our esteemed faculty. From the beginning of your PhD program, you’ll work on research papers and practices.

During the first two years of our research-focused doctoral program, research project courses give you an opportunity to be mentored by our faculty. Within these courses, you will complete a research paper each year and develop the skills necessary to conduct future research.

Research areas

W. P. Carey faculty and PhD students present their research at leading national and international conferences, and publishing academic journals. Research topics include:

  • Business analytics/big data
  • Healthcare IT
  • IT-enabled services and process innovation
  • Information economics and strategy
  • Security and privacy
  • Social media/e-commerce and mobile platforms

In addition to information systems, our PhD students are often published by leading journals in other disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, health care management, marketing, managerial decision-making, operations management, strategic management.