J. Alberto Espinosa
Department of Information Technology
Dr. Espinosa is the Chair of the Information Technology Department, a Professor of Information Technology and a Kogod Research Professor. His research focuses on coordination and performance in global technical projects that span multipe global boundaries, particularly distance and time time zones. Prof. Espinosa employs a multiple method approach in his research, including theoretical, lab experiments, qualitative studies and survey methods, but his primary focus is on on-site field studies in large technical organizations. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals, including: Management Science; Organization Science; Information Systems Research; The Journal of Management Information Systems; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; Communications of the ACM; Information, Technology and People; and Software Process Improvement and Practice. He has co-authored a book "I'm Working While They're Sleeping: Time Zone Separation Challanges and Solutions." His work has also been published in book chapters and leading academic conference proceedings and he is a frequent presenter in those conferences. Professor Espinosa has several years of working experience as a design engineer and as a senior manager with international organizations.
Ph.D. and M.S. in Information Systems, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University; M.B.A., Texas Tech University; B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
Download Resume (PDF)
- KSB - Information Technology
- Kogod - 33
- Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 pm (On Tuesdays when there is a Kogod Council meeting, my office hours will shift to 4:30-7:30 pm)
- Contact Info
- For the Media
To request an interview for a
news story, call AU Communications
at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.
- See Also
Book on Time Zones