Zhe Shan

Assistant Professor

Information Systems & Analytics


Academic Background

  • Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, Business Administration & Operations Research, 2011
  • M.Phil. City University of Hong Kong, Computer Science, 2003
  • B.Sc. Nanjing University, Computer Science, 2000

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2018-present).
  • Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati (2013-2018).
  • Assistant Professor, Manhattan College (2011-2013).

Recent Publications

  • Jingguo Wang, Zhe Shan, Manish Gupta, H. Raghav Rao: A Longitudinal Study of Unauthorized Access Attempts on Information Systems: The Role of Opportunity Contexts. Accepted by MIS Quarterly, Aug 2018.
  • Feng Mai, Zhe Shan, Qing Bai, Xin Wang, Roger Chiang: How does social media impact Bitcoin value? A test of the silent majority hypothesis. Journal of Management Information Systems, 35(1), 19-52, Mar 2018.

Honors & Awards

  • John E. and Winifred E. Dolibois Fund, Farmer School of Business, 2018
  • P&G Fund’s Higher Education Grant Program, 2016 & 2018
  • Best Paper Award 1st Runner-up, AMCIS'12, 2012


Dr. Zhe "Jay" Shan is currently an assistant professor in Department of Information Systems and Analytics in the Farmer School of Business at the Miami University. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Business Administration and Operations Research from Penn State University Smeal College of Business in 2011. Before joining MU, he worked as Assistant Professor of Information Systems at Manhattan College School of Business and University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business. His research interests include FinTech Innovation & Blockchain, Information Security Management, Patient-centered Healthcare, and Business Process Analytics. He has published papers in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, ACM Transaction on Management Information Systems, IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, and the Journal of Database Management. His papers have also been nominated for best paper awards in AMCIS, WITS and HICSS. He is a member of AIS, INFORMS, POMS and DSI, and Chair-elect of INFORMS College of Artificial Intelligence.


  • ISA 414 A 1:15-2:35 MW FSB 2037
  • ISA 414/514 B 2:50-4:10 MW FSB 2037

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • MW 10-12


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