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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 the Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department 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. Dr. Idemudia has chaired several committees, including the faculty policy committee in the College of Business at Arkansas Tech University. Dr. Idemudia serves in the Dean's Cabinet/Strategic Management Committee at Arkansas Tech University. Dr. Idemudia has won a lot of awards, including the Excellence in Research and Excellence in Service awards in the College of Business 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. 

The European Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society (  https://ieomsociety.org/  ) honored Dr. Efosa C. Idemudia in 2024 as a Distinguished Professor. Please see page 2 on the website below relating to the Distinguished Professor Award:

http://www.ieomsociety.org/documents/awards-2024dc.pdf

Dr. Idemudia is the Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking (IJITN):

https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-interdisciplinary-telecommunications-networking/1122

Dr. Idemudia completed his Fulbright at the Lagos Business School and Carnegie Fellow at Covenant University as shown on the websites below:

https://www.lbs.edu.ng/fulbright-scholar-to-visit-lbs/

https://covenantuniversity.edu.ng/News/Carnegie-Fellow-Advises-Students-to-Plan-for-Future#.XziyCV-SmM8

https://www.facebook.com/CarnegieADF/photos/we-love-this-photo-of-dr-idemudia-a-computer-science-professor-from-arkansas-tec/1735478846465281/

http://m.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/News/Carnegie-Fellow-Donates-Books-to-Covenant-University#.X8F37eWSmM8

Dr. Idemudia is a visiting professor to leading universities in Africa, such as the University of Johannesburg as shown on the websites below:

https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/cbe/Applied-Information-Systems/Pages/Staff.aspx

https://www.uj.ac.za/contact/Pages/Efosa-C-Idemudia.aspx

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: 

  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking (IJITN)
  • 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