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Efosa C. Idemudia, (Fulbright Scholar & Carnegie Fellow)

Chair for Information System and Supply Chain Management/School of Business

  • Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
  • School of Business

Biography

Dr. Efosa C. Idemudia, an internationally known scholar, serves as the Chair of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management at Howard University School of Business with tenure/faculty. Dr. Idemudia was a tenured Full Professor of Business Data Analytics and the Program Coordinator of Business Data Analytics & Marketing at Arkansas Tech University. In addition, Dr. Idemudia served for years on the Faculty Senate at Arkansas Tech University; and was the previous Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC) at Arkansas Tech University. Dr. Idemudia holds degrees from universities located on three different continents: a PhD in Management Information Systems from Texas Tech University, a Master’s in Computer Information Systems from the University of Texas at El Paso, an MBA in International Business from the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Benin. 

 

Dr. Idemudia completed his Fulbright at the Lagos Business School and Carnegie Fellow at Covenant University. Dr. Idemudia is a visiting professor to leading universities in Africa, such as the University of Johannesburg. He participated as a member of the University System of Georgia’s Academic Advisory Committee for Computer Disciplines for five years and is a member of Strathmore Who’s Who of Professionals. Dr. Idemudia taught both graduate and undergraduate students as a visiting scholar in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department at Georgia State University, which the U.S. News & World Report ranked within the top ten CIS departments in the United States. 

 

Currently, Dr. Idemudia holds the following positions: 

 

  • Associate Editor, Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked Business 
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM) 
  • Associate Editor, The Africa Journal of Information Systems 

 

He is also a member of the editorial boards for the following journals: 

 

  • The International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD)  
  • The Journal of Information Technology Management (JITM) 
  • The Journal of Technological Advancements (JTA).  
  • The Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems 
  • Control and Systems Engineering 
  • International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis 

Education & Expertise

Education

PHD

Management Information Systems
Texas Tech University

Master's

Computer Information Systems
University of Texas at El Paso

MBA

Internation Business/Digital Marketing
Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration

BSc

Computer Science and Mathematics
University of Benin