PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT
The MET department is committed to increasing the research profile of LEE. The department consists of 27 full-time faculty, including 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, spanning the disciplines of IS, Management, and Entrepreneurship. The IS... area within the MET department consists of 12 full-time faculty members, including 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty.
Current MET faculty members publish in premier journals within the business discipline, such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, among others. MET faculty have also published in other reputed journals outside the business discipline, such as in medical informatics (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association) and psychology (Psychological Methods), and have received grants from prestigious US Federal Agencies (e.g., NSF, AHRQ).
Notably, the last five years of publication data (2016-2020) ranks UNLV IS faculty at 53rd in the world for publications in the AIS Senior Scholars basket of eight journals. These faculty members also hold senior editorial positions at top IS journals and have received major awards from the field, including AIS Early Career Award, JAIS Best Reviewer Award, and others.