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 Management Information Systems (MIS). Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor of MIS at IESEG School of Management in France. Shamel’s research examines the impact of information technology use on individuals and groups in work-related and health care settings. He is especially interested in the problematic and controversial aspects of IT use such as how it interrupts work and affects work performance. He also studies how the use of different healthcare information technologies affect patients' quality of care and behavioral and clinical outcomes. Dr. Addas’ research has been published in top-tier journals such as MIS Quarterly, MIT Sloan Management Review, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 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.

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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