Introduction

 

Professor Palvia is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Associate Editor for Information & Management and is on the editorial board of several journals. His research interests include global information technology management, healthcare IT, security and privacy, virtual teams, societal issues of IT, and media choice theory. Dr. Palvia has been ranked among the top IS researchers in the world by many publications. He has published 115 journal articles, 5 books, 21 book chapters, and 232 conference proceedings. Google Scholar shows 7998 citations to his works and an h-index of 38. Articles have appeared in such journals as the MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, Communications of the ACM, Communications of the AIS, Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, and ACM Transactions on Database Systems. He has co-edited four books on Global Information Technology Management and recently published the co-edited book “Global Sourcing of Services” in 2017. In 2013, he formed an international research team and launched “The World IT Project”, which looks at important IT issues in 37 countries across the world. This is a multi-year project, currently in advanced stages of writing.

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Dr. Prashant Palvia is Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor in the Bryan School of Business & Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA. Dr. Palvia served as Department Head from 2000 to 2004, Information Systems Ph.D. Program Director from 2003 to 2008, and McDowell Research Center Director from 2007 to 2011. Prior to 35 years in academics, he had 9 years of industry experience. He received his Ph.D., MBA and MS from the University of Minnesota and BS from the University of Delhi, India. Twenty one Ph.D. students have completed their dissertations under his guidance. Prof. Palvia received UNCG’s senior research excellence award in 2005. He has worked extensively in the field of Global Information Technology Management (GITM). He founded the Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) in 2000, and chaired its annual conferences from 2000 to 2014, and again in 2018. He also chaired the EMR Implementation conferences at UNCG in 2010 and 2011.

He served as Department Head from 2000 to 2004, Information Systems Ph.D. Program Director from 2003 to 2008, and McDowell Research Center Director from 2007 to 2011. Prior to 30 years in academics, he had 9 years of industry experience. He received his Ph.D., MBA and MS from the University of Minnesota and BS from the University of Delhi, India. Twenty Ph.D. students have completed their dissertations under his guidance. Prof. Palvia received UNCG’s senior research excellence award in 2005. He has worked extensively in the field of Global Information Technology Management (GITM). He founded the Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) in 2000, and chaired its annual conferences from 2000 to 2014. He also chaired the EMR Implementation conferences at UNCG in 2010 and 2011.

His most recent co-edited book “Global Sourcing of Services” was published in November, 2016.

                                                                      Education


University of Minnesota                                                                               1984
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Management Information Systems & Quantiative Analysis
Thesis title: An Analytical Investigation into Record Structuring and Physical Database Design of
Generalized Logical Data Structures

University of Minnesota                                                                               1974 Master in Business Administration (MBA), Management Information Systems & Quantiative Analysis
Minor: Finance & Marketing.
GPA: 3.7

University of Minnesota                                                                               1972
Master of Science (M.S), Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
GPA: 4.0

University of Delhi                                                                                        1971
Bachelor of Science (B.S), Mechanical Engineering
Top 5%

                                                         Accomplishments and Awards

Accomplishments


Journal of Global Information Technology Management                                                     1998 - Present
Editor-in-Chief

Information & Management  Journal                                                                                       2013 - Present
Associate Editor

Journal of Information Privacy & Security                                                                           2005 - Present
Associate Editor

Journal of IT Cases & Applications Research                                                                      2005 - Present
Advisory Editor

University-wide UNCG Research Excellence Award                                                                              2005
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Rank of Full Professor

Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor of Information Systems                                                             2001
and Operations Management

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Annual Global Information Technology Management                                                        2000 - 2014
Association (GITMA) World Conference

Conference Chair

Ranked 16th among all MIS researchers                                                                                                2000
The Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS)

Ranked 4th in Research among all authors                                                                                                    2000
Who published in MIS Quarterly and Information & Management.

Awards


Best Paper Award                                                                                                                                       2015
The World IT Project: A Multi-Country Multi-Year Investigation of IT Employee Issues
The 8th Indian Subcontinent DSI International Conference
Pune, India

Best Paper Award                                                                                                                                       2015
The World IT Project: Exploring Antecedents and Consequences of Job Satisfaction
of IT Professionals in Canada
Proceedings - Global Information Technology Management Association World Conference
St. Louis, USA

Contact Me

Bryan School of Business and Economics

Office: 426 Bryan Building
Voice: (336)334-4818
E-mail: pcpalvia@uncg.edu