Nanda Kumar, PhD, is a Professor of Information Systems and Chair of the Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics at the Zicklin School of Business. He is also the academic director of the Master of Science program in Business Analytics. 

His current research interests include information visualization, business analytics, healthcare information systems, human-computer interaction, workflow standardization, and technology policy, including privacy issues and net neutrality.

Dr. Kumar’s work has been published in both academic and practitioner journals, including Information Systems ResearchMIS QuarterlyJournal of the Association for Information SystemsCommunications of the ACMIEEE Computer, and IEEE IT Professional. His article on social recommender systems garnered the JAIS Paper of the Year award in the information systems field in 2010.

Winner of a Teaching Excellence Award at Baruch College in 2009, Kumar has taught PhD-level courses on information systems and organizations as well as leading an information systems research seminar. He is also involved in developing the business analytics curriculum for the Zicklin School’s Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics.

Dr. Kumar received his PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of British Columbia.