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Information Technology Department

The Kogod School of Business Department of Information Technology teaches management information systems, IT consulting, technology management, management science, statistics, and production and operations management. The department faculty is known for its research into the global dimensions of technology including global teams, global management, and offshoring.

Department Chair

J. Alberto Espinosa

J. Alberto Espinosa

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Professor

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 bound... [More]

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Department Faculty

Attilio Bonaccorso

Attilio Bonaccorso

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Adjunct Instructor



Craig Brown

Craig Brown

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Adjunct Instructor

Prof. Brown is currently the Vice President of Business Systems at ZeniMax Media a global game development studio and publishing company. Mr. Brown is the leader of ZeniMax’s global business systems organization. He is currently focusing on integrati... [More]



Ozden Engin Cakici

Ozden Engin Cakici

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Assistant Professor

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Erran Carmel

Erran Carmel

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Interim Dean, Kogod School of Business

Professor Carmel teaches information technology (IT). His research area is the globalization of technology work: global software teams, offshoring of IT, and emerging software industries.His recent book, 2011, is “I'm Working While They're Sleeping: ... [More]

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Francesco de Leo

Francesco de Leo

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Director, Web and Emerging Technologies

Francesco oversees the team responsible for evaluating, designing, developing and maintaining web technologies and applications in support of the business needs of the University, including the web content management system and the web portal.Frances... [More]

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William DeLone

William DeLone

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Professor

Professor DeLone is an internationally recognized scholar in the measurement of information systems effectiveness. His article, “Information Systems Success: The Quest for the Dependent Variable” was recently determined to be the most cited article a... [More]

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J. Alberto Espinosa

J. Alberto Espinosa

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Professor

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 bound... [More]

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202-885-1958
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Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson

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Associate Professor

Rick Gibson has more than 30 years of teaching and industry experience with complex information systems. Prior to joining AU, he spent several years teaching in Europe and Asia. Professor Gibson is certified by the Software Engineering Institute, a f... [More]

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Itir Karaesmen Aydin

Itir Karaesmen Aydin

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Associate Professor

Personal page: http://auapps.american.edu/~karaesme

202-885-1948
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Jill Klein

Jill Klein

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Executive in Residence

Professor Klein brings more than 30 years of IT and banking management experience to the classroom. She currently directs the Professional MBA program and serves as an Information Technology Executive in Residence at the Kogod School of Business. She... [More]

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Lilian Ladd

Lilian Ladd

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Adjunct Instructor

Professor Ladd brings a decade of emerging technology and business expertise to Kogod and as an adjunct faculty member will teach multiple technology in business courses this academic year. Ladd possesses a variety of leadership experiences in media... [More]



Gwanhoo Lee

Gwanhoo Lee

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Associate Professor

Professor Lee teaches project management to MBA students and digital leadership/strategy and edge of IT to undergraduate students. His primary research areas include software project management, social media, open innovation, open government, busines... [More]

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202-885-1991
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Raluca Monet

Raluca Monet

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Adjunct Instructor

Professor Monet is currently the Sales Enablement Director for the Google Center of Excellence at Unisys. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, organizational transformation, operational management, process improvement, and performance measu... [More]



Emma Nordback

Emma Nordback

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Scholar in Residence



Bellur Srikar

Bellur Srikar

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer



Edward Wasil

Edward Wasil

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Professor

Professor Wasil specializes in network optimization and applications of decision-aiding methods. He has published more than 100 technical articles in a wide variety of academic outlets including Operations Research, European Journal of Operational Re... [More]

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Research Center

The Center for Information Technology in the Global Economy (CITGE) is led by members of the Information Technology Department and facilitates collaborative research with corporate partners.

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ITEC Council

The Information and Technology Executive Council provides leadership and a forum to distinguish the Information Technology Programs.

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