AIS Distinguished Member Program

Established in 2019, the AIS Distinguished Member program recognizes members who have made a significant impact on the association. Qualifications for the designation include a minimum of five years of continuous AIS membership, service in a significant role in AIS or AIS-related activity, and at least one publication in an AIS or AIS-affiliated journal. The Distinguished Member – Cum Laude designation is for those who exceed the requirement by holding continuous AIS membership for at least 10 years, service in a leadership role in AIS or AIS-related activity and have been published in at least four publications in an AIS or AIS-affiliated journal. 

December 2019 Distinguished Members

Manju K. Ahuja, University of Louisville*
Michel Avital, Copenhagen Business School*
Gaurav Bansal, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay*
France Belanger, Virginia Tech*
Edward W.N. Bernroider, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Daniel Beverungen, Paderborn University
Pratyush Bharati, University of Massachusetts – Boston
Christoph Friedrich Breidbach, School of Business, University of Queensland
Frada Burstein, Monash University
Brian S. Butler, University of Maryland – College Park*
Traci A. Carte, Illinois State University*
Michelle Carter, The University of Alabama*
Joao Alvaro Carvalho, Universidade do Minho
Yolande E. Chan, Queen’s University*
Patrick Chau, The University of Hong Kong*
Laku Chidambaram, University of Oklahoma*
Katherine M Chudoba, Utah State University*
Q. B. Chung, Villanova University
Amy J. Connolly, James Madison University
Robert E. Crossler, Washington State University – Pullman*
Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University*
Sherae Daniel, University of Cincinnati*
Michael Davern, University of Melbourne
Gert-Jan de Vreede, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee*
Alan Dennis, Indiana University*
Geoffrey Dick, St John’s University*
Yulin Fang, City University of Hong Kong*
Varun Grover, University of Arkansas – Fayetteville*
Lakshmi Iyer, Appalachian State University*
Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore*
Bill Kettinger, Clemson University*
Ron Chi-Wai Kwok, City University of Hong Kong*
Sven Laumer, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg*
Younghwa Gabe Lee, Miami University*
Alvin Chung Man Leung, City University of Hong Kong

Claudia Loebbecke, University of Cologne*
Paul Benjamin Lowry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University*
Munir Mandviwalla, Temple University*
Vishal Midha, Illinois State University*
Alanah Mitchell, Drake University*
Ali Reza Montazemi, McMaster University
Matthew L Nelson, Illinois State University
Robert Nickerson, San Francisco*
Daniel E. O’Leary, University of Southern California
Stacie Petter, Baylor University*
James Pick, University of Redlands*
Daniel J. Power, University of Northern Iowa*
Jan Recker, University of Cologne*
Lionel Peter Robert, University of Michigan
J. P. Shim, Georgia State University*
Keng L. Siau, Missouri University of Science and Technology*
Troy Strader, Drake University
Detmar W. Straub, Temple University, Fox School of Business*
Antonis C. Stylianou, University of North Carolina*
Rhonda A. Syler, University of Arkansas
Monideepa Tarafdar, Lancaster University Management School*
Heikki Topi, Bentley University*
Virpi Kristiina Tuunainen, Aalto University School of Business*
Tuure Tuunanen, University of Jyvaskyla*
Andrew Urbaczewski, University of Denver*
Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University*
Craig Van Slyke, Louisiana Tech University*
Anthony Vance, Temple University*
Weiquan Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Hugh James Watson, University of Georgia*
Edgar A Whitley, London School of Economics*
Rolf T. Wigand, Private Consultant*
Ryan Timothy Wright, University of Virginia*
Duanning Zhou, Eastern Washington University

*Distinguished Member – Cum Laude