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Innovation and Information Management


Prof. Paul Benjamin LOWRY

Prof. Paul Benjamin LOWRY

Innovation and Information Management


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Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Arizona
  • MBA, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Information Management, Brigham Young University


  • Professor Lowry has published nearly 200 articles, with 204+ journal articles in MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information System Research (ISR), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), and others.
  • In 2018, he was ranked the 1st most productive IS scholar in the world for publishing in the top-6 journals and ranked 2nd for the top-4 journals (one spot behind Viswanath Venkatesh)–all between 2013–2017; for the 10-year period between 2006–2017, ranked 3rd in the world (behind Izak Benbasat and Viswanath Venkatesh) for the top-6 journals and 4th (tied with Paul Pavlou) for the top-4 journals.
  • As of 28-Feb-2018, Paul’s research has been cited 5,720 times in all major publications (per Google Scholar); his h-index is 40 (i.e., 40 papers cited 40 times or more; i10-index is 82 (i.e., 82 papers cited 10 times or more); i50-index is 34 (i.e., 34 papers cited 50 times or more); i100-index is 17 (i.e., 17 papers cited 100 times or more).
  • He serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of AIS-Transactions on HCI; he is an SE at JAIS, ISJ, and Decision Sciences; he serves as an AE at EJIS and Information & Management. He has also served as a track chair at ICIS, ECIS, and PACIS in various security/privacy tracks.

Research Interests


  • Organisational and behavioural security and privacy issues
  • HCI, social media, and online deviance
  • E-commerce, decision science, and supply chains
  • Scientometrics


  • Structural equation modelling (SEM) and partial least squares (PLS) path modelling
  • Theory building, systematic literature reviews, and meta-analysis
  • Online experimentation, instrumentation development, and field surveys
  • Big data analytics, visualization, and data mining

Honours / Awards

  • Professor Lowry was ranked the top (1st by normal count) IS scholar in the world for publishing in the top-6 journals and ranked 3rd for the top-4 journals—all between 2011–2015
  • For the 10-year period between 2006–2015, he was ranked 5th for the top-6 journals and 7th for the top-4 journals
  • Brigham Young University Young Faculty Scholar Award, August 2006–August 2009

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