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Dr. Wenqi Zhou is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. She is also an affiliated faculty with Albert P. Viragh Institute for Ethics in Business and Grefenstette Center. Dr. Zhou received her Ph.D. in Information Systems and Technology Management from George Washington University School of Business in 2013. She studies online user-generated contents, Healthcare IS and economics, information disclosure and transparency, and gender related issues on e-commerce and social media platforms, using econometrics and computational methods. Her works have been published in Journal of MIS, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, IEEE TIFS, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, IEEE Computer, etc.  

She is a recipient of Grefenstette Center Faculty Scholar, Duquesne Presidential Scholarship Award, Beard Research Fellowship in Ethics, Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, School of Business Excellence in Scholarship Award, WeB Best Reviewer, and several Best Paper Awards at multiple leading conferences. She served multiple international workshops and conferences in a variety of roles including committee member, associate editor, session chair, among others. Currently, she is an Associate Editor for journal Information & Management. 

At Duquesne, she leads IST mentorship program (see webpage for details). She teaches introductory information systems and business intelligence in the undergraduate program and behavioral analytics in the graduate program.


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, George Washington University, 2013

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