Associate Professor of Information Systems
BS Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela Computer Engineering 1986 MBA IESA Institute of Graduate Studies in Business Administration, Venezuela 1989 PhD Rutgers University Management Information Systems 1997
Areas of Expertise:
User Behavior and Multitasking, Virtual Teams and Virtual Collaboration, Social Computing, Ecommerce and Faculty Productivity.
Mamonov, S. and Benbunan-Fich, R. "An empirical investigation of privacy breach perceptions among smartphone application users." Computers in Human Behavior. 49, 2015, 427-436.
Adler, R.F. and Benbunan-Fich, R. "Self-interruptions in discretionary multitasking," Computers in Human-Behavior, 29, 4, July 2013, 1441-1449.
Altschuller, S. and Benbunan-Fich, R. "The Pursuit of Trust in Ad-hoc Virtual Teams: How much Electronic Portrayal is Too Much?" European Journal of Information Systems, 22, 3, 2013, 619-636.
Benbunan-Fich, R. "The Ethics and Etiquette of Multitasking in the workplace," IEEE-Technology and Society, 31, 3, Fall 2012, 15-19.
Adler, R.F. and Benbunan-Fich, R. "Juggling on a high wire: Multitasking effects on performance," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 70, 2, February 2012, 156-168.
Richardson, K. and Benbunan-Fich, R. "Examining the Antecedents of Work Connectivity Behavior during Non-Work Time," Information and Organization, 21, 3, November 2011, 142-160.
Benbunan-Fich, R., Adler, R. and Mavlanova, T. "Measuring Multitasking Behavior with Activity-Based Metrics," ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 18, 2, June 2011.
Associate Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems (since January 2009)
Associate Editor of various tracks at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2009, 2010, 2011)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Learning and Education
Awards, Honors, etc.:
2015 Best paper award in the Digital and Social Media Track of HICSS.
2014 Abraham J. Briloff Prize in Ethics for the paper “The Ethics of Online Experimentation with Unsuspecting users.” Awarded on March 27, 2015
2013 Baruch College’s Presidential Excellence Award for Faculty Service.
2011 Sidney Lirtzman Award for Outstanding Teaching, Research and Service at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College.
Baruch College Teaching Excellence Award, Beta Gamma Sigma, April 16th, 2010.