Editors

Stacie Petter, Editor-in-Chief. Stacie Petter is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Baylor University. She earned her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University with an M.B.A. from Georgia State University and a B.S. from Berry College. Stacie’s primary research examines issues associated with software project management, and she also conducts research on the impacts of information systems and research methods.  Her work has appeared in journals, including MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, among others.  Dr. Petter has served as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Journal and serves as a Senior Editor for AIS Transactions on Replication Research.  She is the Association for Information Systems Region 1 Representative and is chair of the Americas Conference for Information Systems Executive Committee.
Tom Stafford, Editor-in-Chief. Tom Stafford is J.E. Barnes Professor and Eminent Scholar in the CIS Department at Louisiana Tech, where he moved in Fall 2016 after 15 years as a Professor at University of Memphis in Management Information Systems. Tom has earned doctorates in Marketing (Georgia) and Management Information Systems (Texas – Arlington). He is a past Editor of The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems and Decision Sciences in addition to having served as Guest Editor for 13 prominent journal special issues. He has published 45 juried articles in leading business research journals and is a member of the Association for Information Systems, The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Association for International Business Studies and the Academy of Management. Stafford is Conference Co-Chair for the 2018 Americas Conference for Information Systems, which he brings to New Orleans in August, 2018.
Xihui “Paul” Zhang, Managing Editor. Xihui “Paul” Zhang is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at the University of North Alabama. He earned a Ph.D. and an M.S.B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Memphis, an M.S. in Engineering Technology from the University of Memphis, and an M.S. and a B.S. in Earth Sciences from Nanjing University in China. His research interests include the social and organizational aspects of Information Systems, software development and testing, as well as business intelligence and data warehousing. His work has been published in the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information & Management, Journal of Database Management, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Information Systems Education, and Journal of Information Technology Management, among others. He has served on the organizing committee for the International Research Workshop on Advances and Innovations in Software Testing since its inauguration in 2007. He also serves on the editorial review board for several academic journals, including the Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Information Systems Education, and Journal of Information Technology Management.
Heidi Seward, Technical Editor. Heidi Seward is a lecturer at Baylor University in the Information Systems Department, where she teaches Business Communications. She received her Ph.D. in English Literature from Baylor University with an M.A. from Marquette University and a B.A. from Bethel University. Heidi’s research interests include eighteenth-century British literature, eighteenth-century moral philosophy, and the intersection of classical ethics and business communications.