Steven L. Johnson

Associate Professor of Commerce
Information Technology

Steven Johnson
+1 215-490-7454
Ph.D., Information Systems, University of Maryland
M.B.A., The College of William & Mary
B.S., Computer Science, The College of William & Mary
Areas of Expertise: 
Online Communities
Social Media and Open Innovation
Social network analysis
Professional Activities: 

Professor Johnson’s primary research area is online communities and other social media that support open innovation. Additional research interests include social network analysis, echo chambers, diversity, and emerging information technology.

Their research has appeared in top-tier management journals of MIS QuarterlyOrganization ScienceInformation Systems Research; and Harvard Business Review, as well as at international conferences sponsored by leading academic organizations, including the Academy of Management and the Association of Information Systems.

Professor Johnson has served as an associate editor for MIS Quarterly (2016-2019) and is an active member of the Organizational Communications and Information Systems division of the Academy of Management. They have taught numerous undergraduate and graduate courses, including systems and strategy, business analytics, and information technology management.

Recent news about Steven L. Johnson:
Preparing students to successfully leverage information technology to produce business value in any industry, as well as to find solutions to society’s biggest challenges, McIntire’s IT Area is one of the most important contributors to the School’s cutting-edge business education... Read more
What is the best way to organize a team of experts working on a knowledge-intensive project? Should they be hierarchical and centralized? Or will a flexible, decentralized, self-organizing team perform better? McIntire IT Professor Steven L. Johnson, along with colleagues... Read more