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Molly M. Wasko, Ph.D.

Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods

School of Business


Contact Information:
(205) 934-8806

Biographical Information

Molly Wasko is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she teaches primarily strategic information technologies, corporate information security and project management. She received her doctorate in MIS from the University of Maryland, College Park, and she holds an M.B.A. from Averett University. Prior to getting her doctorate, she spent eight years working in production and operations management. Her research interests include the intersection of digital and social networks, social network analysis, the development of online communities, and open source software projects. Her research has been published in MISQ, JAIS, Decision Sciences, Journal of International Management, JCMC, Journal of Strategic IS and JITTA, and has been presented at ICIS, ECIS, AOM, Sunbelt and AMCIS. She is a member of the Academy of Management, AIS and INFORMS.

Academic Background

Ph.D. University of Maryland College Park Management Information Systems, 2002

M.B.A. Averett University Danville, VA Management, 1994

B.A. James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia Management and Spanish, 1990

Curriculum Vitae


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