Iris Junglas

Professor, Noah T. Leask Distinguished Chair in Information Management and Innovation

Address: Beatty 306
Office Hours: TR 9:00-10:30 am, and by appointments
Phone: 843.953.6647
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Dr. Iris Junglas is the Noah T. Leask Distinguished Professor of Information Management and Innovation in the Supply Chain and Information Management Department at the College of Charleston. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, as well as an undergraduate and master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Koblenz, Germany. Over a 20-year career, she has worked for a variety of IT consulting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture where she worked under the tutelage of Jeanne Harris (co-author of the book “Competing on Analytics” together with Tom Davenport) as a Research Fellow for the Institute of High Performance.

Iris’ research sits at the intersection of technology innovation and business analytics. Overall, Iris has published more than 50 refereed journal articles in the field of Information Systems, including outlets, such as the European Journal of Information Systems, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Management Information Systems Quarterly and Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive. In 2017, Iris won the AIS best paper award for her work together with Oliver Müller, Jan vom Brocke, and Stefan Debortoli on “Deriving business value from unstructured data” for which the authors developed a text mining tool, freely available at

Iris is a Senior Associate Editor of the European Journal of Information Systems, an Associate Editor for the Communications of AIS, and a board member of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems and Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive. She has just completed a Fulbright Scholarship at Maynooth University in Ireland where she researched the “Internet of Things.” She has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D., and executive level, inside and outside the US, in English and in German. In 2018, she won a graduate teaching award for her work with MBA students.

Iris has lived in Germany, Switzerland, and Ireland. In the U.S., Iris seems to like the “ston” towns as she has lived in Houston, Boston, and now lives in Charleston. Iris loves oil-painting and repairing things.  


Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Management Information Systems and a Minor in Artificial Intelligence, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2003

Master’s and undergraduate degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Business Administration (Dipl.-Inf.), University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, 1998

Fulbright Scholar at Maynooth University, Maynooth, Ireland, 2018/2019

DAAD Scholar at Otto-Beisheim School of Management, WHU, Koblenz, Germany, 2015

Fellow of the University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein in Business Analytics, since 2011

Courses Taught

  • Information Management
  • Business Analytics


Meske, C., Junglas, I. and S. Stieglitz (2019). Explaining the Emergence of Hedonic Motivations in Enterprise Social Networks and Their Impact on Sustainable User Engagement – A Four-Drive Perspective. Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Volume 32, Issue 3, p. 436-456.

Junglas, I., Goel, L., Ives, B. and J. G. Harris (2018). Innovation at Work: The Relative Advantage of Using Consumer IT in the Workplace. Information Systems Journal, Volume 29, Issue 2, p. 317-339.

Rehm, S., Goel, L. and I. Junglas (2017). Using Information Systems in Innovation Networks: Uncovering Network Resources. Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Volume 18, Issue 8, p. 577-604.

Junglas, I., Koch, H., Sundararajan, A. and P. Wang (2017). Shared Responsibility and Blurring Boundaries: Strategic Implications of the Sharing Economy. Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive, Volume 16, Issue 4, p. iii-i

Zaza, I. and I. Junglas (2017). Conceptualizing IT Self-Service Engagement: A Grounded Theory Approach, Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 10-12, Boston, MA.

Zaza, I. and I. Junglas (2016). IT Self-Service Engagement: A Theory of Trying Perspective, Proceeding of the International Conference on Information Systems, December 11-14, Dublin, Ireland

Rehm, S. and I. Junglas (2017). Kybernetik and Digital Transformation, In: Kybernetik und Transformation - Regelung und Kommunikation in Organisation und Gesellschaft, Rehm, S.-V. and T. Fischer (eds), Wirtschaftskybernetik und Systemanalyse, Band 31, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Junglas's research, please see her CV.