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Christopher B. Califf is an Associate Professor of Information Systems (IS) in the Department of Decision Sciences. Chris holds a PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from Washington State University. He joined WWU in the fall of 2015. Chris teaches courses on the principles of IS, telecommunications, and data analytics and visualization using Tableau.
Chris’ research focuses on a variety 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, and the London School of Economics (LSE) Business Review, among others, and in conference proceedings including the International Conference on Information Systems and Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
Chris also serves as an associate editor for the IS in Healthcare track for 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 regularly reviews for several high-quality research journals including MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research, and was a recipient of the Outstanding Reviewer Award for the 2020 Americas Conference on Information Systems.