Mohammad Merhi

Dr. Mohammad I. Merhi is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems/Technology at the Decision Sciences Department. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, with a major in Computer Information Systems, from the University of Texas Pan-American (UTPA) in 2014. He received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems, from Emporia State University, in 2009.

Dr. Merhi worked as a research assistant and assistant instructor for the department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods at UTPA. Dr. Merhi also worked as assistant manager and system analyst at Amwaj Lebanon Company, Taanayel, Lebanon.

Dr. Merhi’s research interests include behavioral aspects of information security and privacy, implementation of health information technologies, technology adoption, and e-government systems.

Dr. Merhi has published his research in several leading journals including Information Management and Computer Security, International Journal of Business and Systems Research, and International Journal of Electronic Government Research. He has also presented his research at leading international and national conference meetings and workshops including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and Southwest Decision Sciences Institute.

Dr. Merhi won several honors and awards. These are: two research excellence awards at UTPA; two second place awards in the student research day at UTPA; 2013 AMCIS doctoral student consortium; and 2012 DSI annual doctoral student consortium.