Professor Mary Beth Watson-Manheim
Visiting International Professor (VIP)

Home university: 
University of Illinois, Chicago (USA)
Date of the visit: 
18. May 2020 to 10. June 2020
  • About

    Mary Beth Watson-Manheim is Professor of Information Systems in the Information and Decision Sciences Department, College of Business Administration, and in the Communication Department, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was named a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar to India in 2009. She is actively involved in research on the implications of a global and ICT–intensive workplace for individuals and organizations. Her research has been published in many leading journals and conferences and has received national and international awards, including winner of the AIS 2012 Best Publication of the Year in Information Systems Discipline. She holds a number of conference and journal editorial positions, including Senior Editor of Information Systems Journal.  She served as Division Chair (2016-17) of the Academy of Management’s OCIS (Organizational Communication and Information Systems) Division and as Program chair for this Division in 2015.

    Prof. Watson-Manheim holds a Ph.D. degree in Information Technology Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and was previously on the faculty of the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. Before pursuing her Ph.D., she was employed for 10 years in the telecommunications industry.

    Prof. Mary Beth Watson-Manheim is visiting the Institute for Information Systems, chair of Prof. Dr. Stefan Klein.

    Due to the corona pandemic, visits by guest researchers will be fully or partially virtual in the summer semester.