Department Chairs

Lakshmi Iyer, Ph.D.

Appalachian State University, North Carolina
International Editor - India

Lakshmi Iyer is Professor of Information Systems and Director of the Applied Data Analytics Graduate Programs at the Walker College of Business, Appalachian State University. Her research interests are in the area of emerging technologies & its impact on organizations and users, and social inclusion in computing. Her research work has been published in or forthcoming in Communications of the AIS, Journal of Association for Information Systems,European Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, DecisionSupport Systems, eService Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Journal of Global Information Technology and Management, and others.

She is a Board member of Teradata University for Academics, recent past-chair of the Special Interest Group in Decision Support and Analytics (SIGDSA, formerly SIGDSS). She has served as a Guest Editor for Communications of the ACM, theJournal of Electronic Commerce Research, and Information Systems Frontier. She is also co-editor of Annals of Information Systems Special Issues (2015 and 2017) on “Reshaping Society through Analytics, Collaboration, and Decision Support: Role of BI and Social Media” and “Analytics and Data Science: Advances in Research and Pedagogy”.