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Fred Niederman, Ph.D.

Shaughnessy Endowed Professor
Department of Management


Education

Ph.D. in Business Administration (Management Information Systems), University of Minnesota
MBA, University of Minnesota
B.A. in English Literature, University of California-Santa Barbara

Research Interests

Philosophy of Science Applied to Information Systems, IT Computer Cersonnel, Ethics, Computer Mediated Group Systems, Project Management

Professional Experience

  • Review for US Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification for Computer Occupations (2001 - 2016)
  • Participant, Project Management Curriculum Resources Workshop -- PM-2 Design, sponsored by Project Management Institute, Alexandria, Virginia (2016)

Publications and Media Placements

"An Immodest Proposal – Going ‘All in’ on Replication Research in Information Systems", with Brendel, A.B. and Diederich, S. European Journal of Information Systems, January 2022. DOI: 10.1080/0960085X.2021.1944822

“The Quest for Innovation in IS Research: Recognizing, Stimulating, and Promoting Novel and Useful Knowledge". with Grover, V. Journal of AIS, accepted November 2020.

“A Minimalist View of Theory: Why This Promises Advancement for the IS Discipline,” The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, accepted September 2020.

“Representing Meta-theory in Management Information Systems Studies,” with March, S., The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, 2019.  

“On the Co-Evolution of Information Technology and Information Systems Personnel,” The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, with Ferratt, T. and Trauth, E., January 2015.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as Fellow of Association of Information Systems (2020)
  • Inducted into “Circle of Compadres” by the KPMG PhD Project Information Systems Doctoral Student Association (2006)
  • Journal of AIS, Senior Editor of the Year, Editor of Annual Best Paper (2016 and 2018)
  • Saint Louis University Business School Research Award (2004, 2007, 2011, 2019)
  • Saint Louis University Business School Service Award (2011, 2017)

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Editor in Chief of Communications of Association for Information Systems journal (2020 - 2023)
  • Chair, ACM Special Interest Group on MIS (2017 - 2021)
  • Editorial Board Departmental Co-Editor, IS Project Management, Project Management Journal (2014 - 2020)
  • Senior Editor for Journal of Association for Information Systems (2008 - 2019)
  • Co-Program chair, International Conference on Information Systems (2000)
  • Facilitator/Coordinator, AIS College of Senior Scholars (2012 - 2016)

Community Work and Service

  • Advisory board member, “Prepare.AI,” Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis (2019 - 2020)
  • Founding member, Gateway Higher Education Consortium on Cybersecurity, St. Louis, MO (2017 - 2019)
  • Served in Togo, West Africa in US Peace Corps