Jason Thatcher




Dr. Thatcher holds the Milton F. Stauffer Professorship in the Department of Management Information Systems at the Fox School of Business of Temple University. He also holds faculty appointments at the Technical University of Munich and the Information Technology University-Copenhagen.

Jason studies individual decision-making, strategic alignment, and workforce issues as they relate to the effective and secure application of information technologies in organizations. His more recent projects direct attention to cybersecurity and social media.

Jason’s work appears in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Applied Psychology, and other outlets. Jason has published (or forthcoming) 20 papers in Financial Times 50 listed journals (about once a year) since earning his Ph.D. He has published (or conditionally accepted) 10 papers in MIS Quarterly, placing him in the top 35 or so active researchers in the Information Systems discipline.

Jason maintains an active research agenda. He appears on the MIS Quarterly most prolific authors list and was ranked as the fifth most productive scholar in the AIS Senior Scholars Journal List between 2014 and 2018. Since earning his Ph.D., he is ranked the 21st most productive scholar out of 9,000+ active faculty in his discipline. According to GoogleScholar, Jason’s work has been cited more than 8,700+ times.

Jason has served as Senior Editor at the MIS Quarterly, as Senior Editor at the Journal of the Association for Information Systems and as an Associate Editor at Information Systems Research. He served on the editorial boards of the European Journal of Information Systems, Decision Sciences, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. He was recognized as a top Associate Editor by Information Systems Research.

Jason has served as President of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). He has also served as President of SIG-ADIT and Past Chair of the DIGIT Workshop. He was the conference co-chair of AMCIS 2020 in Salt Lake City. Jason is presently on the Advisory Board for the AIS Women’s Network and the IS Job Index National Advisory Board.

Jason’s greatest pleasure is working with students. He teaches courses in Management Information Systems and Strategic Management. He won the College of Business and Behavioral Science 2008 Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award at Clemson University. Jason was named to the Circle of Compadres by the KPMG Foundation for contributions to mentoring minority Ph.D. students.

Contact Information

email: jason.thatcher@temple.edu

skype: jason.bennett.thatcher

Office Hours

By appointment from Monday through Friday.

I do not consistently respond to messages between 6 PM and 10 PM on weeknights or weekends.

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