Editors

K.D. Joshi, Editor-in-Chief, is a Professor of Information Systems in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno. Earlier she was the Philip L. Kays Distinguished Professor of Information Systems and Chair of the Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship at Washington State University. She received her Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Decision Sciences and Information Systems) from the University of Kentucky. Her published research is cited over 6,900 times (an h-index of 30). She has been a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on grants totaling over $5M from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Her research has appeared in journals such as the Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the AIS, Information Systems Journal, Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management, and Communications of the ACM. In the past, she has served as a Senior Editor of the Information Systems Journal, Special Section Editor of Social Inclusion and IS at the Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, Associate Editor of the Communications of the AIS, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Information Systems Journal and Editorial Review Board of the Journal of the AIS.
Tom Stafford, Editor Emeritus, 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, Managing 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.