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Nanda Kumar

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems

Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems

(646) 312-3403


BE College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG), Anna University, Madras, India Electronics & Communication Engineering 1994
MBA Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bombay, India Business Administration 1997
PhD Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Canada Management Information Systems 2003

Areas of Expertise:

Technology Policy, Business Analytics, Social Networks, Information Privacy Issues, Health Information Systems

Selected Publications:

Arazy, O., Nov, O., & Kumar, N. (2015). Personalityzation: UI Personalization, Theoretical Grounding in HCI and Design Research. AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 7(2), 43-69.

Stern, T., & Kumar, N. (2014). Improving Privacy Settings Control in Online Social Networks with a Wheel Interface. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65(3), 524–538.

Ofer Arazy, Nanda Kumar and Bracha Shapira, "A Theory-Driven Design Framework for Social Recommender Systems", Journal of the AIS, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 455-490, 2010. [Top IS Publications of the Year; JAIS Best Paper of the Year Award]

Ofer Arazy, Nanda Kumar and Bracha Shapira, "Improving Social Recommender Systems", IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp 31-37, 2009.

Abbe Mowshowitz and Nanda Kumar, "Net Neutrality: Private vs. Public Interest on the Internet",  Communications of the ACM, 50(7), pp. 23 - 25, 2007.

Nanda Kumar and Izak Benbasat, "The Influence of Recommendations and Consumer Reviews on Evaluations of Websites",  Information Systems Research, 17(4), pp. 425 - 439, 2006.

Nanda Kumar and Izak Benbasat, "The Effect of Relationship Encoding, Task Type and Complexity on Information Representation: An Empirical Investigation of 2D and 3D Graphs", MIS Quarterly, 28(2), pp. 255 - 281, 2004.

Awards, Honors, etc.:

Top IS Publications of the Year (Paper on Social Recommender Systems), Association for Information Systems, 2010

JAIS Paper of the Year (Paper on Social Recommender Systems), Journal of the AIS, 2010

Teaching Excellence Award, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, 2009

Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement Award, Baruch College, 2004, 2006, 2008

Eugene Lang Fellowship, 2006

ICIS Doctoral Consortium Scholar, 2001

Dean Earle MacPhee Fellowship, University of British Columbia, 1997-2000

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