Bhavik Pathak

Dr. Bhavik Pathak is an associate dean of graduate programs and accreditation and associate professor in decision sciences at IU South Bend’s Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics. Prior to earning his PhD in Operations and information Management from the University of Connecticut and joining the Leighton School faculty, Dr. Pathak worked in sales and marketing for The Mehta Group, India, and interned at the Indian Space Research Organization. His research has been published in the Journal of Retailing, Communications of the AIS, and Industrial Management and Data Systems.

His teaching interests include:

  • Electronic commerce
  • Management information systems
  • Enterprise resource planning
  • Business intelligence
  • Business analytics

His research interests include:

  • Electronic commerce
  • Online education
  • Impact of IT in improving business efficiency

Awards:

  • Indiana University South Bend Trustees Teaching Award: 2012
  • Leighton School of Business and Economics Excellence in Teaching Award: 2010-2016
  • Leighton School of Business and Economics Excellence in Research Award: 2010-2014
  • Leighton School of Business and Economics Excellence in Service Award: 2010-2016