Deborah J. “Deb” Armstrong, Editor-in-Chief, is Professor of Management Information Systems in the College of Business at Florida State University. Deb’s research is programmatic in its focus at the nexus of information systems (IS) – where people, process, and technology coalesce. Specifically, her research interests cover issues at the intersection of IS personnel and cognition, involving the human aspects of technology, change, and learning. Many of the research problems that Deb finds interesting involve gender-related IS workforce issues. Deb has published articles in such journals as Management Information Systems Quarterly, the Journal of Management Information Systems, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the European Journal of Information Systems and The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems.
Tom Stafford, Editor-in-Chief, 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 Academy of Management, ISACA and the American Accounting Association. Stafford is Conference Co-Chair for ICIS 2025 in Nashville, he was Conference Co-Chair for the 2018 Americas Conference for Information Systems in New Orleans, and he was General Chair of the 2019 IFIP WG 11.13/8.11 Conference on Behavioral Information Security Research in Bossier City/Shreveport.
Mohamed Tazkarji, Operations Editor, is Assistant Professor of Supply Chain & Information Management at College of Charleston. His research interests include failure factors affecting enterprise systems and the effect of enterprise systems on communication and relationships among various stakeholders. Mohamed has over ten years of industry experience occupying managerial positions in numerous multinational corporations such as Bahrain Air and Alfayhaa Holding. Mohamed has earned the Doctorate in Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University, the MBA from Columbia Southern University – Alabama, and the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Business and Computer University – Beirut.
Heidi Seward, Technical Editor, 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.