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Farrokh Mamaghani

Dr. Farrokh Mamaghani is professor of Information Systems in the School of Business at St. John Fisher College in Rochester New York and part-time mentor at the Empire State College. He has over fifteen years of industry experience as a senior programmer at the Systems Design Concepts, Inc. in Washington DC, and systems analyst/database designer at the World Bank. He has published/presented over forty papers in academic journals and conferences. His research interests are in information technology resources evaluation/selection, E-commerce, and knowledge management. He holds a Doctor of Science (DSc) in information systems from George Washington University. He teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in Information Systems and Project Management and coordinates MIS offerings and staffing.


  • B.S. in Physics from University of Tabriz
  • M.S. in Information Systems Management from George Washington University
  • D.Sc. in Information Systems Management with minor in Operation Research from George Washington University


  • “Cost-benefit Analysis of Information Systems Security,” Journal of Academy of Business and Economics (JABE), Volume 17, Number 1, 2017.
  • “Strategic Impact of Big Data on Competitiveness,” International Journal of Strategic Management, Volume 16, Number 1, 2016.
  • “Exploring Factors Influencing Adoption of Social Networking”, Journal of International Management Studies (JIMS), Vol. 15, No. 1, 2015.
  • “An Analysis of Costs, Benefits, and Risks of Cloud Computing”Journal of International Management Studies, Volume 14, Number 3, 2014.
  • “Strategic Impact of Web 2.0 Services on Business Organizations,” International Journal of Business Strategy, Volume 13, Number 3, 2013.