University of Southern California

Majchrzak Recognized as AIS Fellow
Award Goes to Top Information Systems Faculty
February 11, 2013 • by News at Marshall

Ann Majchrzak, professor of information and operations management, received the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Fellow Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the information systems discipline in the areas of research, teaching and service. AIS is a leading international professional organization for academics specializing in information systems.

"To be recognized by peers in my field for my research is an incredible honor," said Majchrzak, whose work on information systems published in recently garnered accolades as best paper of the year. "No one does research alone, so I owe this to all my collaborators, my teachers, my students and the great companies I have been able to partner with over the years."

With this award Majchrzak joins 2008 AIS Fellow Omar El Sawy, another professor of information and operations management at Marshall, making Marshall one of only a few institutions to have more than one AIS fellow.

"Professor Majchrzak’s research on how information systems can support worker agility and ingenuity in collaborative settings is just one example of our faculty’s commitment to research that is at once challenging and immediately relevant to the world of business," said James G. Ellis, dean of the USC Marshall School of Business. "We are pleased that this distinguished recognition has placed Marshall in the company of those elite institutions with more than one AIS Fellow on their faculty."

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