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IT Crowdsourcing as a Means of Increasing the Participation of Under Representing Groups in the Digital Workforce
May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Dr. K. D. Joshi, Professor and Department Chair of Management, Information Systems, & Entrepreneurship
Dr. K. D. Joshi is the Philip L. Kays Distinguished Professor of Information Systems and Chair of the Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship at Washington State University. She received her Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and received her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Decision Sciences and Information Systems) from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Joshi’s research interests focus on IT Workforce Issues, Broadening Participation in STEM, Knowledge Management, Crowdsourcing, IT-Enabled Innovation, Value Sensitive Designs, and Health IT. Her published research is cited over 5,200 times (an h-index of 25) according to Google Scholar and her research has been featured in numerous media outlets such PBS NewsHour, Salon.com, Vancouver Business Journal, London School of Economic Business Review, Puget Sound Business Journal, & Military.Com. She has been a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on grants totaling over $5M from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Her research has appeared in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the AIS, Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions of Engineering Management, and Communications of the ACM. Dr. Joshi has won multiple teaching innovation grants. Her engineering and business educational backgrounds allow her to design and deliver technology-related courses which have a unique blend of both technical and managerial focus.
Session Chair: Michelle Kaarst-Brown, Syracuse University