Recent Faculty Scholarship
Tamimi, N., and Sebastianelli, R. "The Relative Importance of E-Tailer Website Attributes on the Likelihood of Online Purchase," Internet Research, 2015, 25(2), 169-183.
Sebastianelli, R., Tamimi, N. and Iacocca, K. "Improving the Quality of Environmental Management: Impact on Shareholder Value," International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 2015, 32(1), 53-80.
New Faculty join the OIM Team
Dr.Ozgur Isil joined the Operations and Information Management Department as an assistant professor of operations management in fall 2014. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he completed his doctorate in operations management. He currently teaches production planning and control, management science, and operations management.
Dr. Yibai Li joined the Operations and Information Management Department in fall 2013 as an assistant professor. Dr. Li previously taught at Washington State University. He currently teaches business information management, electronic commerce, and business applications of communications networks.
Dr. Ahmed Gomaa joins the Operations and Information Management Department in fall 2016. Dr. Gomaa previously taught at Marywood University. He earned his PH.D. from Rutgers University. He currently teaches electronic commerce, intro to electronic business and business information management.
Adeinat Hamza joins the Operations and Information Management Department in fall 2016. He previously taught at The Pennsylvania State University. He graduated with PH.D. Dual Degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He currently teaches operations management
OM Graduate Student Caroline Swift Receives Research Award
Caroline Swift, a 2014 MBA graduate student with a concentration in Operations Management, was selected as the winner of the 2014 Library Research Prize for Graduate students. Caroline submitted a research paper that she completed for OM 579: Research Methods titled, “How E-Tailer Attributes Affect Online Shopping Intention: The Moderating Effects of Age, Gender, and Prior Experience.” Her application essay states, “Interlibrary loan has been a lifesaver, providing me with everything from obscure articles to textbooks from faraway institutions. I am genuinely grateful for the skills I have acquired using the Weinberg Memorial Library.” Source: http://www.scranton.edu/academics/wml/infolit/research-prize/2014winners.shtml
Caroline is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in supply chain management at Penn State University.
Dr. Rose Sebastianelli Receives National Recognition
Dr. Rose Sebastianelli, Professor of Operations Management and Alperin Chair was recently recognized for her nomination for U.S. Professors of the Year Award for 2013 by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The award was presented at the faculty appreciation dinner on April 4, 2014. The U.S. Professors of the Year Awards Program celebrates extraordinary dedication to undergraduate teaching at higher education institutions in the United States. Dr. Sebastianelli was The University of Scranton's CASE Professor of the Year 2013 recipient in recognition of her outstanding performance as a member of the faculty.