Arnold Kamis, Director

Arnold Kamis is a professor of information systems and operations management at the Sawyer Business School. He earned his PhD in information systems from the Stern School of Business of New York University and his BS in applied mathematics (computer science) from Carnegie Mellon University.

Kamis studies  human-computer interactions and decision-support systems in the domains of e-commerce and e-healthcare. His work has been published in many journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, MIS Quarterly, Information & Management, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Communications of the ACM, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, The Database for Advances in Information Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, and Decision Support Systems.

Kamis teaches Information Management for Competitive Advantage, Global Electronic Commerce, and Management of Information Systems. In 2009, he received the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.

Kamis serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics, and Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations. He serves as a chair for the HICSS minitrack on Electronic Marketing and a chair for the HICSS minitrack on IT Adoption, Diffusion and Evaluation in Healthcare. In 2012, he received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Service.

Kamis is a member of the Association for Information Systems, Association for Computing Machinery, and Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Jodi Detjen, Associate Director

Jodi Detjen has been a instructor of management and entrepreneurship at Suffolk University since 1999. She teaches management at the MBA, undergraduate and corporate education levels online, in the classroom, and internationally.

She also consults and writes in areas of leadership development, systemic and organization change management, and how women can realize their power. She co-authored The Orange Line: How Women Can Integrate their Career, Life and Family in May 2013.

Formerly, Jodi was a founding partner of a boutique consulting firm called the InTrinsic Group, which helps organizations leverage their existing employees and processes to maximize effectiveness and long-term strategy impact.

Prior to teaching and independent consulting, Professor Detjen was an international management consultant based in London, England, working with Global 1000 clients. Her MA in international development policy is from Duke University and her BSc is from Virginia Tech in Management Science.


Robert DeFillippi, Director Emeritus