Ryan Wright

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McIntire Professor Ryan Wright
C. Coleman McGehee Professor of Commerce; Associate Director, Center for the Management of Information Technology; McIntire School of Commerce

Education: Ph.D., Information Systems, Washington State University; M.B.A., Strategy, University of Montana; B.S., Information Systems, University of Montana

Areas of Expertise: IT security and privacy, digital innovation, IT strategy

Professor Wright’s research has appeared in MIS Quarterly; Information Systems Research; Journal of the Management Information Systems; European Journal of Information Systems; and other high-quality outlets. He has also been funded by the National Science Foundation to design information technology security protection systems. He is currently on the editorial board at Journal of the Association for Information Systems, and an associate editor at MIS Quarterly.

In 2015, members of the Association for Information Systems elected Professor Wright as vice president for membership. Professor Wright is also co-chairing the 2021 International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS) in Austin, Texas. He has served on the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)/Association for Information Systems (AIS) 2010 Taskforce to redesign the model curriculum for information systems education. He has also won numerous awards for teaching, research, and service.