Ryan Wright is the C. Coleman McGehee Professor and the Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Research at the McIntire School of Commerce. Professor Wright's research interests include IT security and privacy, and the diffusion of IT innovations. He has over 70 publications in outlets such as MIS Quarterly; Information Systems Research; Journal of the AIS; and Journal of MIS. He has also garnered funding from the National Science Foundation, the state of Massachusetts, the state of Virginia. His research has been featured in Harvard Business Review; The Washington Post, Forbes; USA Today; and many other outlets. He has presented his research for several practitioner groups, including TEDx, the Salesforce Foundation, and the Association for Finance and Technology.