Dr. Bill Kettinger earns prolific publisher status

For release:  August 3, 2016

Dr. Bill Kettinger, FedEx Chair of Excellence and professor in the BIT department, has had five articles published in the Association of Information Systems' (AIS) top six journals for Management Information Systems (MIS) between 2013 – 2015. These six top journals were selected by AIS's senior scholars as representing the best in the MIS field. The AIS is the leading global professional association of information systems scholars.

Furthermore, Dr. Kettinger was the 12th most prolific MIS publisher in the world during 2013 – 2015. He ranked 26th, with 20 articles published, in the same category when the time window was extended to the past 25 years. These achievements demonstrate the success the Department of Business Information and Technology (BIT) strives for at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, as well as the impact it hopes to have on the field of MIS.

Dr. Kettinger works tirelessly for the MIS field and he has served as editor for numerous top journals. He has more than 100 publications, including four books, and he has worked with industry partners over the last 30 years in both the public and private sectors. Dr. Kettinger is a popular teacher and has led dozens of Ph.D. dissertations and has served on many committees throughout the years.

"It is a privilege to work with Dr. Bill Kettinger. He is a true scholar and colleague who tirelessly works to help our department and college move forward, and to provide the best educational experience possible for all of our students and junior faculty," said Dr. Robin Poston, interim chair of the Department of Business Information & Technology.

"Dr. Kettinger is a fine example of the high-performing professors and innovative researchers we strive to support at the Fogelman College," said Dr. Rajiv Grover, dean. "We are extremely proud of his accomplishments. Congratulations, Bill!"