Paul M. Di Gangi, Ph.D.

Paul M. Di Gangi is a Professor and Steward of the Dora and Sanjay Singh Endowed Fund for Information Systems Research in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his doctoral degree from Florida State University. Paul is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) based on his work relating to policy, strategic planning, and risk analysis.

His research examines the intersection of digital networks and organizations with a focus in three areas: 1) the influence of social networks on information security practices, 2) role of online communities in business, and 3) user-driven innovation processes/ crowdsourcing. His research has been published or is forthcoming in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Information & Organization, Information Systems Frontiers, Internet Research, and MIS Quarterly Executive, among others.