Chris Maurer

Assistant Professor of Commerce, General Faculty
Information Technology
Education: 
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Georgia
B.B.A, Management Information Systems, University of Georgia
Areas of Expertise: 
Cybersecurity
IT governance and control
Risk management
Data management
Professional Activities: 

Professor Maurer has extensive experience in various cybersecurity-related fields, including risk management, vulnerability assessment, security awareness and training, business continuity planning, and IT governance. He also has both research and teaching interests in data management, IT alignment, and IT strategy. His research has appeared in MIS Quarterly; European Journal of Information Systems; and MIS Quarterly Executive and has been presented at leading international IS conferences. He is also a member of the Society of Information Management IT Trends Study research team.

Prior to earning his Ph.D., Professor Maurer worked for KPMG as an IT Auditor and as the Director of Security and Controls for TRX Inc. In these roles, he developed practical skills relating to the effective and safe use of IT in organizations. He is passionate about applying his professional experience to his teaching to best prepare students for their future careers.

Selected Publications:

“Institutional Logics and Pluralistic Responses to Enterprise System Implementation: A Qualitative Meta-Analysis,” MIS Quarterly, forthcoming 2019 (with N. Berente, K. Lyytinen, and Y. Yoo).

“The 2018 SIM IT Issues and Trends Study,” MIS Quarterly Executive, 2019 (with L. Kappelman, R. Torres, E. McLean, V. Johnson, K. Kim).

“A Study of Information Systems Issues, Practices, and Leadership in Europe,” European Journal of Information Systems, 2019 (with L. Kappelman, V. Johnson, R. Torres, and E. McLean).

“The 2017 SIM IT Issues and Trends Study,” MIS Quarterly Executive, 2018 (with A. David, Q. Nguyen, V. Johnson, L. Kappelman, R. Torres, and E. McLean).

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