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Christopher B. Califf is an associate professor of information systems (IS) in the Department of Decision Sciences. In 2015, Chris earned a PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in IS from Washington State University. Chris teaches courses on the principles of IS, telecommunications, and data analytics and visualization.
Chris’ research focuses on a variety of topics such as technology-related 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, Computers & Education, and the London School of Economics (LSE) Business Review, among others, and in conference proceedings including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), and the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).
Chris serves as an associate editor (AE) for several IS conference tracks, including the IS in Healthcare track for ICIS and the Digitalization in Sports and Personal Health track for ECIS. He is also a co-chair of the Digital Transformation in Healthcare track for AMCIS. Chris has served as a co-editor of a special issue of Health Policy & Technology on Digital Transformation in Healthcare, and was an AE for a special issue of the Journal of Management Information Systems on the Transformational Value of Cloud Computing. Chris also regularly reviews for high-quality IS research journals such as MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research.
Chris has been recognized by his peers for his research and service. For example, Chris has won the WWU CBE's Dennis Murphy Research Award multiple times, had two papers nominated for the Best Track Paper award for HICSS 2022, and was one of the recipients of the Outstanding Reviewer Award for AMCIS 2020.