Matthew Sopha

Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4606
Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4606

Biography

Matthew Sopha is a clinical assistant professor of information systems in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. His research areas include social media and influence; social presence; digital music; technology in the classroom;  and information systems teaching methods. He came to ASU from Loyola University Maryland in 2015.

Professor Sopha is also a Barrett, The Honors College faculty advisor and Leader's Academy advisor at ASU. In addition, he has more than 10 years of professional experience as an accomplished actor, singer, director, choreographer and producer at numerous large- and small-scale theters across the U.S. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Business Administration, Arizona State University 2013
  • M.B.A. Arizona State University 2008
  • B.M. Performance and Computer Science, Arizona State University 2004

Research Interests

Current Projects

  • Sopha, M. Raghu, T.S. This is Ourselves Under Pressure: Social Influences on User Preference for Musicians on Facebook
  • Sopha, M., and Balkan, S., Mobile Application Development in an Information Systems Curriculum

Publications

Representative Publications

  • Sopha, Matthew and Balkan, Sule "Going Mobile: Teaching First-Year Business Students Mobile Application Design," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 35, Article 13, 2014.
  • Kauffman, R. J., T. S. Raghu, Sopha, M. "Producer-Intermediary Relationships in the Long Tail," Exploring the Grand Challenges for Next Generation E-Business. Ed. R. Sharman, H. R. Rao and T. S. Raghu, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 52: 105-108, 2011.

Courses

Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 575Emerging Technologies
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 236Honors Information Systems
CIS 575Emerging Technologies
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 236Honors Information Systems
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 236Honors Information Systems
CIS 575Emerging Technologies
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 236Honors Information Systems
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 575Emerging Technologies
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 236Honors Information Systems
CIS 575Emerging Technologies
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 236Honors Information Systems
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 235Intro to Information Systems
CIS 440Systems Design/Electronic Comm