Blake Ives

Distinguished Scholar in Residence

Address: Beatty 306

Dr. Blake Ives is Scholar in Residence in the Supply Chain and Information Management Department in the School of Business at the College of Charleston.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota as well as a Masters degree from The University at Albany - State University of New York. Blake has held chaired Professorships at most recently, the University of Houston (2001-2021), and prior to that, Louisiana State University and Southern Methodist University.  Earlier faculty positions were at Dartmouth College, and Binghamton University.  During his forty + year academic career he held one year fellowships at Harvard Business School (Marvin Bower Fellow), Templeton College/Oxford, (John Olin Fellow), Tulane University (Schmidt Chair), and visiting positions at University College Dublin, University of Georgia, and the Los Angeles IBM Research Center.

Blake is a post Editor-in-Chief of the Management Information Systems Quarterly, Senior Editor of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive as well on the editorial boards of several journals including Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and Information Systems Research.  

Blake is past Director of Research for the Society for Information Management’s Advanced Practice Council. He is also Past President of the Association for Information Systems, holder of the distinguished LEO Award for Lifelong Career Contributions, and a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS).  On two different occasions he co-chaired the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the premier conference of the information systems discipline. In 2003, the Education Special Interest Group of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) selected him as Educator of the Year. According to Google Scholar, Blake’s works have been cited over 23,000 times,  including seven papers with over 1,000 citations and fifty papers with a least 50 citations (h-index = 50).