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Dr. Pinar Ozturk is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Technology at the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. She teaches Information Systems core courses, Business Information Systems. and Data for Decision Making.

Her research interests include computer-supported cooperative work, crowdsourcing and online collaborations. Specifically, she focuses on understanding origins and dynamics of collective group behavior on mass collaboration systems and social media platforms.

Dr. Ozturk's work has been published in Journal of Computer Information Systems, Health Policy and Technology Journal and leading Information Systems conferences including International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • M.B.A., Electrical Engineering, University of Hartford
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Hartford
  • B.S., University of Istanbul

Profile Information

  • Best Dissertation Award, School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2017

Journal Articles 

Joyce, E., Ozturk, P., & Pike, J. (2023). Effective Organizing on the Fly: Social Capital in Temporary Organizations. Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Hartzel, K., & Ozturk, P. (2022). Analytics in the Business School: Insights from the Literature. Journal of Information Systems Education, 33(2), 169-181.

Han, Y., Ozturk, P., & Nickerson, J. (2020). Leveraging the Wisdom of Crowd to Address Societal Challenges: A Revisit to the Knowledge Reuse Process for Innovation through Analytics. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 21(5), 1128-1152.

Ren, J., Ozturk, P., & Yeoh, W. (2017). Online Crowdsourcing Campaigns: Bottom-Up versus Top-Down Process Model. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 59(3), 266-276.