Arun Rai, one of the world's leading scholars in the field of information systems, has been inducted as a member of the Dean's Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows at FIU Business. The Dean's Distinguished Research Fellow initiative promotes collaboration between FIU Business faculty and students and the world's top scholars in pursuit of relevant and meaningful research to influence policy and best business practices. The program also aims to create a pipeline for future researchers through fostering social capital with world-renowned scholars in their fields.
Rai is Regents' Professor at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, holds the J. Mack Robinson Chair of IT-Enabled Process Innovation and Supply Chains and the Harkins Chair of Information Systems, and is director of the Center for Digital Innovation.
"FIU Business is fast earning a reputation as a leader in information systems education and research."
"I am honored to be inducted into the FIU Business Dean's Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows," Rai said. "FIU Business is fast earning a reputation as a leader in information systems education and research. I look forward to interacting with the college's distinguished faculty and its students, who are engaged in this important business field."'
For more than 30 years, Rai's research has focused on the development and deployment of information systems to drive innovation and create value. His work has been published extensively in premier journals, with 245 peer-reviewed articles that include 115 refereed journal articles. Rai serves as editorin-chief for MIS Quarterly, widely regarded as the premier journal in information systems. He is ranked among the top five scholars for publications over the last 20 years in MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research, the field's top two journals.