Alaa Nehme

Alaa Nehme

Ph.D.,
Information Systems

Iowa State University

Short Bio

Alaa Nehme holds a PhD in Information Systems from Iowa State University. His research focuses on information security in the individual (i.e., nonwork) and organizational (i.e., work) contexts. He teaches courses related to MIS and Data Analytics. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS).

   Research Interests

  • Information Security & Cybercrime
  • Information Privacy & Ethics
  • IT Use and Adoption

        

    Teaching Interests

  • Business Analytics & Data Mining
  • Cybersecurity
  • Systems Analysis and Design

   Education

  • Ph.D. in Information Systems
  • M.B.A.
  • B.S. in Computer Science


Research


Refereed Conference Proceedings

Submitted Paper Presentations

  • “IT’s Malicious Abuse and its Deterrence,” presented at the ICIS 2020 Doctoral Consortium, Virtual (Hyderabad, India), December 11, 2020.

  • “The Functional Form of Fear’s Effect on Security Motivation,” presented at the Information Systems and Business Analytics departmental brown bag, Iowa State University, October 30, 2020.

  • “Taking It Out on IT: A Mechanistic Model of Abusive Supervision and Computer Abuse,” presented at the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, Hawaii, January 8, 2019.

  • “Behind Cyber Doors: Securing the Internet of Self,” presented at the 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), New Orleans, LA, August 17, 2018.

  • “Iterating the Cybernetic Loops in Anti-Phishing Behavior: A Theoretical Integration,” presented at the 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), New Orleans, LA, August 17, 2018.

  • “Behind Cyber Doors: Securing the Internet of Self,” presented at the Big XII+ Management Information Systems Research Symposium, Stillwater, OK, April 8, 2018.

  • “An Empirical Insight into Securing Smart Homes,” presented at the Supply Chain and Information Systems departmental brown bag, Iowa State University, February 23, 2018.


Honors & Awards


  • Recognized for Best Doctoral Consortium Spirit, 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Doctoral Consortium, December 2020

  • Selected for participation in the MIS Quarterly (MISQ) Virtual Reviewer Development Workshop, December 2020

  • Selected for participation the 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Doctoral Consortium (DC), December 2020

  • Best paper nominee, Internet and the Digital Economy Track, 53rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), January 2020

  • Professional Advancement Grant, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, Iowa State University, Fall 2019.

  • Awarded research grant, PhD Student Research Grant Competition, College of Business, Iowa State University, $2000, Spring 2018.


Teaching


Instructor - Courses taught at Iowa State Unversity

  • Advanced Business Analytics (MIS446)

    Course Overview: This is a project-based course on Business Analytics (BA). It provides an in-depth exploration of BA methods including data visualization, data mining, text mining and predictive analysis. It allows students to apply these methods through using the relevant BA tools to extract business value from real-world data. Throughout the course, students assume the role of BA professionals (also referred to as business data analysts, data scientists, or business research analysts). This course aims to develop students’ data analytic skills and knowledge to become successful BA professionals and enable them to build BA applications in today’s dynamic business environment.

  • Systems Analysis and Design (MIS310)

    Course Overview: This course covers the MIS perspective on systems development in the modern business environment. Central to the course is the systems development life cycle (SDLC). The course surveys the different tools, techniques and methodologies that are used by systems analysts throughout the different phases of the SDLC. Throughout the course, each student will assume the role of a systems analyst. This course aims to develop students’ skills & knowledge to become effective systems analysts and to enable them to analyze/design/develop information systems in dynamic business and organizational environments.

  • Introduction to MIS (MIS 301)

    Course Overview: Information Technology (IT) has become a necessity to organizations. This course provides an introduction to the management and use of information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) in the modern business environment. The course covers classical and contemporary MIS (Management Information Systems) topics; it aims to develop students’ knowledge to become “informed users” of information technology/systems, and to enable them to manage information resources in dynamic business environments.


Contact Info

Email Address: anehme@iastate.edu
Office Address: 3128 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-1350