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Christopher B. Califf is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the Department of Decision Sciences at WWU. Chris holds a PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from Washington State University. He joined Western in the fall of 2015. Chris teaches courses on the principles of MIS, telecommunications, and data analytics and visualization using Tableau.
Chris’ research focuses on a number of topics that cover the interplay between technology and people including technology-induced stress (technostress), healthcare IT, mixed-methods and qualitative research methodologies, trust in technology, and cloud computing. His research has been published in outlets such as MIS Quarterly, MIS Quarterly Executive, Journal of Information Technology, AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Computer Networks, Journal of Information Technology Education, and Information Technology & Tourism, as well as in several conference proceedings such as the International Conference on Information Systems, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, and the Americas Conference on Information Systems.
Chris has also served as an associate editor for a special issue of the Journal of the Association of Information Systems and the International Conference on Information Systems, and was recently a co-editor for a special issue of Health Policy & Technology on Digital Transformation in Healthcare. He also regularly reviews for several high-quality research journals including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, the Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Decision Sciences, Information Systems Journal, and Communications of the AIS.