Xiao (Jerry) Zhang

Contact 

Dr. Xiao (Jerry) Zhang
Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems
School of Accounting & Information Systems

Phone: (409) 880-7625
Email: xzhang8@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 212

Ph.D.   University of Texas San Antonio
M.B.A.   Pittsburgh State University
Microsoft Certified System Engineer

Courses Taught

M.B.A.:

ERP E-Commerce 

Bachelors:

E-Commerce Design and Development 
Principles of Management Information Systems 

Service

Professional Service 

Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator
2021:  IEEE International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing (ATC 2021).

 

Reviewer: Ad Hoc Reviewer for a Journal
2021:  The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems.
2019 – 2021:  Information Systems Frontiers.
2020:  Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society.
2019:  Information Systems Management.
2016:  Communication Theory (International).
2016:  Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (International).
2014:  Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (International).
2013:  Journal of Information Systems Education (International).

 

Reviewer: Conference Paper
2018:  Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).
2018:  Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS).
2012 – 2014:  Americas Conference on Information Systems (International).

 

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2020:  School of Accounting & Information Systems Faculty Meeting  
2020:  Information Systems Faculty Meeting  
2019 – 2020:  Department Meeting  
2019:  Department Meeting  
2019:  Department Meeting  
2018 – 2019:  Department Meeting  
2018-2019:  Planning Exploring MIS  

 

College Assignments

Assurance of Learning - Institutional Service:
2019:  Graduate Faculty Meeting  
Faculty Advisor:
2020:  AIS Student Meeting  

 

Member:
2021:  CoB Faculty Academic and Professional Impact Committee  
2020:  Accounting and Information Systems Chair Search Committee  
2019-2020:  MIS Faculty Search Committee  
2020-2021:  College of Business Strategic Plannning (task force - College Environment)  
2019-2020:  Faculty Academic and Professional Impact  
2017-2018:  Graduate Program Committee  
2017-2018:  Retention Committee  
2017-2018:  Accreditation and Assessment Committee  
2016-2017:  Facilities, Technology, & Space Development Committee   

 

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2021:  Information Systems Faculty Meeting  
2019 – 2021:  CoB Faculty Meeting  
2020:  CoB Faculty/Staff meeting  
2020:  College of Business Faculty Meeting  
2019:  COB Faculty Meeting  
2019:  COB Faculty Meeting  

 

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Maasberg, M., Zhang, X., Ko, M., Miller, S. R., & Beebe, N. L. (2020).  An Analysis of Motive and Observable Behavioral Indicators Associated With Insider Cyber-Sabotage and Other Attacks.   IEEE Engineering Management Review, 48 (2), 151-165, doi: 10.1109/EMR.2020.2989108.
  • Zhang, X., Wu, Y., & Wang, W. (2020).  eWOM, what are we suspecting? Motivation, truthfulness or identity.  Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society, 18 (4)., doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JICES-12-2019-0135.
  • Zhang, X., Wu, Y., & Li, Y. (2019).  The Tendency of Trust in A Distrustful Environment: The Mediation Role of Contextual Perceptions in eWOM.   Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness, 13 (5).
  • Zhang, X. (2019). The Suspicious Factors in Electronic Word-of-Mouth Communication.  Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness, 13 (2), 101-115.
  • Zhang, X., Ko, M., & Carpenter, D. (2016).  Development of A Scale to Measure Skepticism toward Electronic Word-of-Mouth.   Computers in Human Behavior, 56, 198-208.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Zhang, X., & Barnes, C. (2019).  Discovering the Suspicious Factors in Electronic Word-of-Mouth Communication.  Southwestern DSI.
  • Li, G., Li, Y., Zhang, J., & Zhang, X. (2017).  A Design Feature and Cross-Culture Based Comparative Evaluation of Web Maps.   Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 61 (1), Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 818-822.
  • Zhang, X. & Ko, M. (2014).  Is It Better to Be Suspicious? Investigating the case of Online User-Generated Content.   Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Zhang, X., Ko, M., & Carpenter, D. (2013).  Current State of the Digital Deception Studies in IS.   Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Zhang, X., Carpenter, D., & Ko, M. (2013).  Online Astroturfing: A Theoretical Perspective.   Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Zhang, X. & Clark, J. (2012).  Matrix Passwords: A Proposed Methodology of Password Authentication.   Americas Conference on Information Systems.
Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements  
Chapters
  • Zhao, R., Zhu, Z., Li, Y., Zhang, J., & Zhang, X. (2020). Use a UAV System to Enhance Port Security in Unconstrained Environment. Advances in Human Factors in Robots, Drones and Unmanned Systems. Springer. 
Presentations of Refereed Papers  
  • Zhao, R., Zhu, Z., Li, Y., Zhang, J., & Zhang, X. (2020). Use a UAV System to Enhance Port Security in Unconstrained Environment.  The 11th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2020), San Diego, California.
  • Zhang, X. & Barnes, C. (2019, April). Discovering the Suspicious Factors in Electronic Word-of-Mouth Communication.  Southwestern DSI, Houston, TX, United States of America.
  • Li, G., Li, Y., Zhang, J., & Zhang, X. (2017). A Design Feature and Cross-Culture Based Comparative Evaluation of Web Maps.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2017, Austin, Texas.

Patents/Inventions 

  • 2012 - System and Method for Password Verification.