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Huigang Liang

Huigang Liang,
Robert Dillard Teer, Jr. Endowed Chair in Research
Director, Center for Healthcare Management Systems
Professor, Department of Management Information Systems
College of Business
East Carolina University
303 Slay Hall
Greenville, NC  27858-4353


Huigang Liang is Robert Dillard Teer Jr. Endowed Chair in Research and Associate Professor at Department of MIS, East Carolina University. He is the director of the Center for Healthcare Management Systems. His research interests are focused on social, behavioral, psychological, and managerial aspects of information systems phenomena, including IT adoption, IT compliance, IT security, IT strategy, IT implementation, outsourcing, knowledge management, e-commerce/online behaviors, and health informatics. He is a prolific author with 36 papers on peer-reviewed academic journals.

Since 2007 he has published 9 papers on the four top journals in the information systems discipline (4 MISQ + 2 ISR + 1 JMIS + 2 JAIS). Based on the number of MISQ and ISR papers published in the 5-year period from 2007 to 2011, he is ranked #16 around the world, and was ranked #10 in the 3-year period from 2007 to 2009. His work has been widely cited. According to Google Scholar, his citation count is over 1830. His work has been recognized as one of the Emerald Management Review Citations of Excellence Top 50 Papers.

He is serving on the editorial board of JAIS and as an associate editor for Information & Management (both journals are identified as premier journals by our college). He has worked or is working as principal investigators or co-investigators on projects funded by companies, non-profitable organizations, and federal agencies such as Biogen, GSK, Stand Among Friends, CCHIE, HRSA, and NIH. The total amount of grants he has been involved with is over $2 million.