Yuanxiang (John) Li, PhD

Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Operations Management

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Dr. Yuanxiang (John) Li’s primary research interests are information security and privacy, information security compliance behavior, incentive and motivation, behavioral/experimental economics, and game theory. His research was presented in ESA world meeting, AMCIS conference, and CSWIM conference. He is certified by the US Committee on National Security Systems for Information Security Professionals and Senior System Manager. He is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma exclusive business honor society associated with AACSB International and a member of Phi Beta Delta honor society for international scholars.


Recent Intellectual Contributions

Li, Y.J., Hoffman, E., Zhu, D. (2022), Should firms pay for online brand communities: Using lead user theory in analyzing two contrasting cases, Decision Support Systems, forthcoming. 

Ngugi, B.K., Hung, K.-T., Li, Y.J. (2021), Reducing tax identity theft by identifying vulnerability points in the electronic tax filing process, Information and Computer Security, forthcoming. 

Chi, M., Lu, X., Zhao, J., Li, Y. (2018). The impacts of digital business strategy on firm performance: the mediation analysis of e-collaboration capability. International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management, 10(2), 123-139.

Li, Y. J., Stweart, W., Zhu, J., Ni, A. (2012). Online privacy policy of the thirty Dow Jones corporations: Compliance with FTC Fair Information Practice Principles and readability assessment. Communications of the IIMA, 12(3), 65-90.

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Courses Taught

ISOM 201: Data and Decision Analysis
ISOM 210: Management Information Systems
ISOM 340: Cybersecurity Fundamentals
ISOM 840: Security and Privacy

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Degrees/Professional Certifications

  • PhD, Iowa State University
  • MBA, California State University, San Bernardino