Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
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, New Media Technologies, Social Networks, Information Privacy Issues, Health Information Systems
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