Paul A. Pavlou is a Professor of Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Strategic Management and a Stauffer Senior Research Fellow at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 2004. His research focuses on e-commerce strategy, digital business strategy, and the development of research methods.
His research has appeared in MISQ, ISR, JMIS, JAIS, JAMS, CACM, and Decision Sciences, among others. His work has been cited over 2,000 times by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) and over 8,000 times by Google Scholar. Paul was ranked first in the world in publications in the two top IS journals (MISQ and ISR) in 2011 and second in 2010.
Paul won several Best Paper awards for his research, including the ISR Best Paper award in 2007, the 2006 IS Publication of the Year award, the Top 5 Papers award in Decision Sciences in 2006, the Runner-Up to the Best Paper award of the 2005 Academy of Management Conference, the Best Doctoral Dissertation award of the 2004 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the Best Interactive Paper award of the 2002 Academy of Management Conference, and the Best Student Paper award and Best Paper Award of the Academy of Management Conference (OCIS Division) in 2001 and 2012, respectively.
Paul also won several Reviewer awards, including the 2009 Management Science Meritorious service award, the ‘Best Reviewer’ award of the 2005 Academy of Management Conference, and the 2003 MISQ ‘Reviewer of the Year’ award.
Paul is a Senior Editor at JAIS. He is also currently a guest Senior Editor of a Special Issue of MISQ on “Digital Business Strategy.” Earlier he served as a guest Senior Editor of a Special Issue of MISQ titled “Novel Perspectives of Trust in Information Systems” that was published in June of 2010, and also as a guest Senior Editor of a Special Issue of JMIS on ‘Trust in Online Environments’ published in 2008.