A Regent's Professor of the University System of Georgia and the J. Mack Robinson Distinguished Professor of Information Systems at Georgia State University, Detmar
has conducted research in the areas of Net-enhanced organizations (e-Commerce), information security,
technological innovation, IS methodological issues, and international IT studies. He holds a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration)
in MIS from Indiana and a PhD in English from Penn State. He has published 165 plus papers in journals such
as MIS Quarterly, Management Science, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, Journal of MIS,
Journal of AIS, Information & Management, Communications of the AIS, IEEE Transactions on
Engineering Management, Communications of the ACM, OMEGA, Academy of Management Executive
, and Sloan Management Review
Detmar is the Editor-in-Chief of MIS Quarterly
, with a term ending in January of 2012.
Previously he has served as Senior Editor for MIS Quarterly
, Information Systems Research
Journal of the AIS
(JAIS) and DATA BASE. He was also Co-Editor
of DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems
. Previously, he was Associate Editor
for Management Science
as well as an editorial board member
on a host of other journals. His consultancies with industry have been in the areas of information security,
e-Commerce, and technological innovation.
He teaches masters level courses at Georgia State University in:
IT Strategies for Management
Systems Integration and IT Outsourcing
International IT Policies and Issues, and Computer Security Management, and doctoral seminars in
Quantitative Research Methods in Business
He serves as Director of Research and Doctoral Programs in the Robinson College of Business.
He is former VP of Publications for the Association for Information Systems. He was appointed an AIS Fellow in 2005.He is the 2008 winner of the
Alumni Distinguished Professor Award at Georgia State University, given annually for high achievement in research, teaching and service in a
faculty of 1,050 persons.