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Arash Negahban

Assistant Professor: Business Information Systems

Dr. Arash Negahban is an associate professor of information systems at the College of Business at California State University, Chico. He has a Ph.D. in Business Computer Information Systems, an MBA in management, and a Bachelor of Science in computer science.

Arash has several years of experience in IT industry as a(n) IT manager, project manager, systems and business analyst, software engineer, and application developer. He has taught several courses in information systems, specifically business analytics, information security, and IT strategy at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The topics and courses he teaches or has taught at Chico state include:

  • Business Analytics (BSIS 610)
  • Business Intelligence and Data warehousing (MINS 526)
  • Information Security and Privacy (MINS 536)
  • IT Strategy (BSIS 496)
  • Corporate Technology Integration (MINS 301)
  • Decision Analysis for Business (BADM 308) 

Arash's research interests include social media and business analytics, mobile technology adoption, information security and privacy, and societal impacts of information technology. His research has been published by several academic journals and conferences, including the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Computers in Human Behavior, the Database for Advances in Information Systems, Issues in Information Systems, International Journal of E-Business Research, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Decision Science Institute Annual Conference (DSI), Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI), and Southwest Decision Sciences Institute (SWDSI). His research has been cited by more than 500 studies. In 2018, one of his papers was selected among the top two best papers of the year published by Database for Advances in Information Systems. You can find more about his research in his Google Scholar profile.

Portrait of Arash Negahban