Prof. Ryan Wright

Ryan T. Wright  

Assistant Professor

Telephone: (413) 545-7113


Office: Isenberg 327


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Ph.D., Washington State University
MBA, University of Montana
B.S., University of Montana

Research/Teaching Interests:

Technology Diffusion in Social Enterprises, Human Factors in Digital Business, Research Methods, Information Systems Discipline



Carter, M., Wright, R.T., Thatcher, J.B., & Klein, R. (2013) Understanding Online Customers' Ties to Merchants: The Moderating Influence of Trust on the Relationship between Switching Costs and E-Loyalty. European Journal of Information Systems. Forthcoming.


Chin, W. W., Thatcher, J.B., & Wright, R.T. (2012) Assessing Common Method Bias: Problems with the ULMC Technique. MIS Quarterly. 36(3) pp. 1003-1019. ** Authors contributed equality and listed alphabetically


Featherman, M.S., Wright, R.T., Thatcher, J., Zimmer, C., & Pak, R. (2011) The Influence of Interactivity on E-Service Offerings: An Empirical Examination of Benefits and Risks. AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction 3(1) pp. 1-25 309.


Wright, R.T. & Marett, K. (2010) The Influence of Experiential and Dispositional Factors in Phishing: An Empirical Investigation of the Deceived. Journal of Management Information Systems 27(1) pp. 279-309.


Topi, H., Valacich, J.S., Wright, R.T. Kaiser, K.M., Nunamaker, J.F., Jr., Sipior, J.C., & de Vreede, G.J., (2010) IS 2010: Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Information Systems Information Systems Undergraduate Model Curriculum. Communications of the AIS 26 pp. 359-428.

Professional and Academic Activities 

Associate Editor, European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), 2011-Present
Associate Editor, Adoption and Diffusion of Innovation Track at the International Conference for Information Systems, 2012
Co-Chair, Human Computer Interaction Mini-Track at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2009 - Present
Association for Information Systems, Member, 2005-Present
Expert Witness, Attorney General's Office State of Washington 

Honors and Awards  

The Outstanding Executive MBA Teacher Award, School of Management, University of San Francisco, 2012
The John Miller Mission Support and Advocacy Award, School of Management, University of San Francisco, 2011
The Outstanding Research Award, School of Management, University of San Francisco, 2010
The Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award, University of San Francisco, 2010
The Outstanding Graduate Research Award, College of Business, Washington State University,  2009
Outstanding Instructor Award, School of Business, University of Montana, 2005
The Faculty Excellence Fellow, Greek Honor Society, University of Montana , 2003