Addas, Shamel

Assistant Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Management Information Systems

Dr. Shamel Addas joined Smith School of Business in 2016 as Assistant Professor of Information Systems (IS). Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor of IS at IESEG School of Management in France. Shamel’s research centers on the intended and unintended impact of IS on organizational work. His current research interests include communication technology interruptions, the dark side of IS, and health information technologies. His research has been published in leading journals such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Knowledge Management Research and Practice, and others. He has also presented his work at various academic conferences, including the Academy of Management, ICIS, AMCIS, HICSS and ASAC. Shamel has won several teaching and research awards, including a 2010 Best Paper Award (2010 Pre-ICIS Workshop on HCI Research).

Dr. Addas completed his PhD at McGill University in 2013. He also holds an MBA from the John Molson School of Business and a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo. Prior to joining academia, he held positions in various areas such as consulting, customer service and support, operations analysis, quality assurance, and production planning engineering.

  • Specialty: Communication Technology Interruptions, Information Systems, Health Information Technology
  • Subject: Management Information Systems
  • Room: Goodes Hall, Room 427
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