Paul Lowry


Prof. Paul Benjamin Lowry, Ph.D. is an Eminent Scholar and the Suzanne Parker Thornhill Chair Professor in Business Information Technology at the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech where he serves as the BIT Ph.D. and Graduate Programs Director. He is a former tenured Full Professor at both City University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the Marriott School of Business. He has published 270+ publications, including 150+ journal articles in the Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Information Systems Research (ISR), MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of Information Technology, Decision Sciences Journal (DSJ), various IEEE Transactions, and others. He is a Department Editor at DSJ. He is on the senior board of editors at JMIS. He also is a SE at JAIS and ISJ. His research interests include (1) organizational and behavioral security and privacy; (2) online deviance, online harassment, computer ethics; (3) HCI, social media, and gamification; and (4) business analytics, decision sciences, innovation, supply chains.