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Zafer Devrim Ozdemir

Professor

Information Systems & Analytics


Profile

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Purdue University, Management Information Systems, 2004
  • M.A. Bogazici University, Business Administration, 1997
  • B.S. Bogazici University, Civil Engineering, 1996

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor, Miami University (2015-Present).
  • Associate Professor, Miami University (2010-2015).
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2004-2010).
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University (2000-2004).
  • Sales Analyst, Coca-Cola Bottlers of Turkey (1999-2000).

Recent Publications

  • Ozdemir, Z.D., Smith H.J., and Benamati, J.H. "Antecedents and Outcomes of Information Privacy Concerns in a Peer Context: An Exploratory Study," European Journal of Information Systems, forthcoming.
  • Akcura, M.T. and Ozdemir, Z.D. (2017). "A Strategic Analysis of Multi-Channel Expert services," Journal of Management Information Systems, 34(1), 206-231.
  • Akcura, M.T., Ozdemir, Z.D., and Rahman, M.S. (2015). "Reach versus Competition: Selling Services through Online Intermediaries," Decision Sciences Journal, 46(1), 37-62.
  • Akcura, M.T. and Ozdemir, Z.D.,(2014). "Drug Prescription Behavior and Decision Support Systems," Decision Support Systems, 57, 395-405.
  • Akcura, M.T., Ozdemir, Z.D., and Jain, S. (2013). "Expert Competition and the Internet," International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 18(1), 11-44.
  • Bandyopadhyay, S., Ozdemir, Z.D., and Barron, J.M. (2012). "The Future of Personal Health Records in the Presence of Misaligned Incentives," Communications of the AIS, 31(7), 155-166.
  • Ozdemir, Z.D., Barron, J.M., and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2011). "An Analysis of the Adoption of Digital Health Records under Switching Costs," Information Systems Research, 22(3), 491-503.
  • Altinkemer, K., Ozcelik, Y., and Ozdemir, Z.D. (2011). "Business Process Reengineering and Productivity: A Firm Level Analysis," Journal of Management Information Systems, 27(4), 129-161.
  • Ozdemir, Z.D., Altinkemer, K., De, P., and Ozcelik, Y. (2010). "Donor-to-Nonprofit OnlineMarketplace: An Economic Analysis of Impacts on Fundraising," Journal of Management Information Systems, 27(2), 213-242.
  • Benamati, J., Ozdemir, Z.D., Smith, J. (2010) "'Sure, We'll Get on That Right Away':™ Aligning Undergraduate IS Curricula with Industry Needs," Communications of the ACM, 53(3), 152-156.
  • Akcura, T., Ozdemir, Z.D., and Altinkemer, K. (2009). "Privacy, Customization, and Cross-Selling of Personal Information," Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 19(2), 112-132.
  • Chen, Q., Ozdemir, Z.D., and Liu, Y. (2009). "The Diffusion of Internet-based Distance Education Technology among U.S. Associate Colleges," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 18(5), 471-489.
  • Tarakci, H., Ozdemir, Z.D., and Sharafali, M. (2009). "Optimal Staffing Policy and Technology Investment in a Specialty Hospital Offering Telemedicine," Decision Support Systems, 46(2), 468-480.
  • Ozdemir, Z.D., Altinkemer, K., and Barron, J.M. (2008). "Adoption of Technology-Mediated Learning in the U.S.," Decision Support Systems, 45(2), 324-337.
  • Ozdemir, Z.D. and Abrevaya, J. (2007). œ"Adoption of Technology-Mediated Distance Education: A Longitudinal Analysis," Information & Management, 44(5), 467-479.
  • Ozdemir, Z. D. (2007). "Optimal Multi-Channel Delivery of Expertise: An Economic Analysis." International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 11(3), 89-105.
  • Ozdemir, Z. D., Akcura, T., & Altinkemer, K. (2006). "Online Consultations and Second Opinions for Consumers." Decision Support Systems, 42(3), 1747-1758.
  • Altinkemer, K., De, P., & Ozdemir, Z. D. (2006). "Toward a Consumer-to-Healthcare Provider Electronic Marketplace." Communications of the AIS, 18, 413-430.

Honors & Awards

  • Summer Research Grant - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, 2017.
  • Summer Research Grant - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, 2016.
  • Senior Faculty Research Excellence Award - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, 2015.
  • Higgin Kim Asia Research Grant - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, 2015.
  • Endres Associate Professor Fellowship - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, May 2013.
  • University Summer Research Grant - Miami University, 2012.
  • James Robeson Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, 2011.
  • Summer Research Grant - Farmer School of Business, Miami University, 2010.
  • University Summer Research Grant - Miami University, 2008.
  • Graduate Teacher Certificate - Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University, 2004.
  • Certificate of Recognition for Teaching Excellence - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, 2003.
  • Certificate of Recognition for Teaching Excellence - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, 2002.
  • High Honors - Bogazici University, Turkey, 1996.

Professional Interests

  • Research: Economics of information systems, e-commerce, and e-health; Information privacy
  • Teaching: Introduction to Information Systems, Enterprise Systems, Business Intelligence, Electronic Commerce, Database Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Economics of information systems
  • Economics of e-health

Biography

Zafer D. Ozdemir is Professor of Information Systems at the Farmer School of Business, Miami University. He holds a B.Sc. and an M.A. degrees from Boğaziçi University and a Ph.D degree from Purdue University. He is the recipient of James Robeson Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award (2011) and Senior Faculty Research Excellence Award (2015) and was also awarded Endres Associate Professor Fellowship from 2013 through 2015. His research focuses on economics of e-commerce and e-health and has appeared in scholarly journals such as Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Communications of the ACM, and Communications of the AIS, among others.

Courses

  • ISA 401 A 11:40-1 MW FSB 2050
  • ISA 401 B 1:15-2:35 MW FSB 2050
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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • M 10:30-11:30
  • W 9:30-10:30

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