Joseph Nwankpa

Assistant Professor

Information Systems & Analytics


Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Kent State University, Information Systems, 2012
  • MBA University of Windsor, Business Administration, 2008
  • M.Sc. Hanken School of Economics, Advanced Financial Information Systems, 2007
  • B.Sc. Abia State University, Accountancy, 2000

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2017-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (2013-2017)

Recent Publications

  • Roumani, Y., & Nwankpa, J. K. (2020) Examining Exploitability Risk of Vulnerabilities: A Hazard Model. Communications of the Association for Information Systems,46(1), 18.
  • Roumani, Y. F., Nwankpa, J. K., & Tanniru, M. (2019) Predicting Firm Failure in the Software Industry. Artificial Intelligence Review, 1-22.
  • Roumani, Y., & Nwankpa, J. K. (2019). An empirical study on predicting cloud incidents. International Journal of Information Management, 47, 131-139.
  • Nwankpa, J. K., Datta, P (2017) Balancing Exploration and Exploitation of IS Resources: The Influence of Digital Business Intensity on Perceived Organizational Performance. European Journal of Information Systems, 26, 469-488.
  • Roumani, Y., Nwankpa, J. K., Roumani, Y. F. (2017) Adopters’ Trust in Enterprise Open Source Vendors: An Empirical Examination. Journal of Systems and Software,125, 256-270.
  • Oh, C., Roumani, Y., Nwankpa, J. K., & Hu H-F. (2017) Beyond likes and tweets: Consumer engagement behavior and movie box office in social media. Information & Management, 54(1), 25-37.

Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper for the Track International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2019
  • College of Business Ph.D. Committee Dedication Award - UTRGV 2017.
  • Summer Writing Grant Award - UTRGV 2016
  • Best Paper (Nominee) Decision Science Institute Annual Conference 2015.
  • Junior Faculty Travel Support Award - UTRGV 2015, 2016.


Dr. Joseph K. Nwankpa is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Analytics at Farmer School of Business, Miami University. He earned his Ph.D. from Kent State University in Information Systems. He also holds an MBA from University of Windsor, a Master's degree in Advanced Financial Information Systems from Hanken School of Economics, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy from Abia State University.

Dr. Nwankpa's primary research focuses on Enterprise Systems, Software Security and Vulnerabilities, Digital Business Strategy, Technology Adoption, Predictive Models and Accounting Information Systems. His research is forthcoming or has appeared in journals such as European Journal of Information Systems, Information and Management, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Annals of Operations Research, Computers & Security, International Journal of Information Management, Information Resources Management Journal, and in the proceedings of various Information Systems conferences and workshops including AMCIS, HICCS and ICIS.

Prior to joining Miami University, Dr. Nwankpa was on the faculty at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas.


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