Panel Discussion

Success Factors in Publishing NeuroIS Research in Top IS Journals: Experiences of MIS Quarterly Editors and Reviewers

Fred D. Davis


Fred D. Davis is professor and Stevenson Chair in information technology at Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business. He received his Ph.D. from MIT, and his research interests include user acceptance of information technology, technology supported decision making, skill acquisition, and NeuroIS. He has been a co-organizer of the NeuroIS Retreat since 2009. His research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Management Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of MIS, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Computers in Human Behavior, and others.

Ofir Turel

Associate Editor | MIS Quarterly | USA

Ofir Turel is Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences at California State University, Fullerton, and Scholar in Residence at the Decision Neuroscience Program at the University of Southern California. His research interests include a broad range of behavioral, bio-physiological and managerial issues in various information systems use contexts. He has published papers in top IS journals, as well as in leading psychology, psychiatry, and neuroscience outlets. Example psychiatry and neuroscience outlets include Journal of Psychiatric Research, Cognitive Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, Social Neuroscience, Behavioural Brain Research, Brain Imaging and Behavior, Neuroscience Letters, Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, Psychiatry Research, Biological Psychiatry, and Addiction Biology.

Tony Vance

Associate Editor | MIS Quarterly | USA

Anthony Vance is an Associate Professor of MIS at Temple University and this summer will join Virginia Tech. He has earned Ph.D. degrees in Information Systems from Georgia State University, USA; the University of Paris—Dauphine, France; and the University of Oulu, Finland. His work is published in outlets such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). His research focuses on behavioral and neuroscience applications to cybersecurity. This summer he will begin service as senior editor at MIS Quarterly and also serves on the editorial board of JAIS.

Adriane Randolph

Reviewer | MIS Quarterly | USA

Dr. Adriane B. Randolph is the Founder and Executive Director of the BrainLab and Professor of Information Systems in the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. For nearly two decades, she has designed brain-computer interface systems which allow hands-free control of technology for people living locked-in to their bodies and reflect varying cognitive states. Her research spans human-computer interaction, neuro-information systems, and neuro-education. She serves as a longtime program co-chair for the international NeuroIS Retreat and is a founding member of the NeuroIS Society and the BCI Society.

Eric Walden

Reviewer | MIS Quarterly | USA

Eric Walden is a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He is currently the director of the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, and the James C. Wetherbe Professor of Information Systems at the Rawls College of business. He was the founder of the Texas tech Rawls College of Business data science program and the creator of the first fully online MBA. He was the founder of the Texas Tech Rawls College of Business data science program. and the creator of the first fully online master’s program at the Rawls College of Business. His research has appeared in the Harvard Business Review, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of the Association Information Systems, Information Systems Research, Neruoimage, and other journals.