Jarvenpaa Sirkka

Prof., McCombs School of Business, University of Texas Austin

Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa is the Bayless/Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Chair in Business Administration at the McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.

At The University of Texas at Austin, she serves as the Director of the Center for Business, Technology and Law. Her work has appeared in leading information systems, management, accounting, marketing, psychology, and anthropology journals. She recently published a co-authored book “Words Matter: Communicating Effectively in the New Global Office.” Dr. Jarvenpaa has received numerous best paper awards. Dr. Jarvenpaa serves or  has served as the senior editor or editor-in-chief for several journals:  Journal of Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research,  Organization Science.  She has served in numerous other leadership positions in her field. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Business Administration from University of Minnesota.  She is a recipient of Association of Information Systems (AIS) Fellow and LEO Awards. She has been awarded three honorary doctorates (Aalto Business School, Jyväskylä University, and University of Gothenburg).