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CIS Building - Room 2019
Phone: 910-962-3895
Email [ bakere AT uncw DOT edu ]


Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems

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PhD, Information Systems
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

MBA, Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurship
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

BS, Physics and Astronomy
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC


Courses Taught

  • MIS 213: Introduction to Information Systems and Technology, 2014 - Present
  • MBA/MIS 513: Information Analysis and Management, 2014 - Present
  • CIT/MIS 324: Information Security and Assurance, 2015 - Present
  • CIT/MIS 352: Operating Systems and Networking, 2015 - Present

Teaching Interests

  • Management of Information Systems 
  • Strategic Enterprise Information Systems
  • Information Technology Management

Research Interests

  • Post M&A IS integration
  • Social Loafing Impacts on Project Management
  • Cross-Cultural Information Systems Adoption
  • Action Research: Commercialization of Intellectual Property


Baker, E.W., Thatcher, J.B., Gundlach, M., and McKnight, H. “The Influence of Social Aversion and Trust in Institutional Technology on Computer Self-Efficacy, Computer Anxiety and Antecedents to IT Use.” Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 26(1), 1-26, 2014.

Baker, E.W. “A Model for the Impact of Cybersecurity Infrastructure on Economic Development in Emerging Economies: Evaluating the Contrasting Cases of India and Pakistan” - Journal of Information Technology for Development, 20(2), 122-139, 2014.

Baker, E.W. and Niederman, F. “Integrating the IS Functions after Mergers and Acquisitions: Strategies and Success Factors." Journal of Strategic Information Systems 23(2), 112-127, 2014.

Baker, E.W. “Relational Model-Bases: A Technical Approach to Real-time Business Intelligence and Decision Making.” Communications of the AIS, Special Issue on Emerging Technologies, 33(1), 23, 2013.

Thatcher, J.B., McKnight, D.H., Baker, E.W., Arsal, R., and Roberts, N. “The Role of Trust in Post-Adoption IT Exploration: An Empirical Examination of Knowledge Management Systems.”  IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 58(1), 56-70, February 2011.

Baker, E.  "Why Situational Method Engineering is Useful to Information Systems Development." Information Systems Journal, 20(2), 155-174, March 2011.

Squire, J., Sullivan, G., Baker, E.W., and Flathers, G.  “Proof of Concept Testing of a Deep Seismic Communication Device.” – Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., Jan 2010.

Baker, E., Al-Gahtani, S., and Hubona, G. “The Acceptance and Adoption of Information Technology in a Developing Country through a Cultural Lens.” – Journal of Global Information Management, 18(3), 35-58, Jul-Sept 2010.

Andoh-Baidoo, K., White-Baker, E., Susarapu, S., and Kasper. G.M. (2009) A Review of Information Systems Research Activities and Outputs Using Pro Forma Abstracts. In M. Khosrowpour (ed.) Advances in Information Resources Management.   Hershey, PA:  Idea Group Inc.

Baker, E.  “Responding to Critical Infrastructure Threats of Reliability and Security: Economic, Organizational and Technical Perspectives for a Next Generation US Electric Grid.” – Journal of Information Privacy and Security, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. (2008).

White-Baker, E., Al-Gahtani, S., and Hubona, G. "The Effects of Gender and Age on New Technology Implementation in a Developing Country:  Testing the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB)." - Information Technology and People, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 352-375 (2007).

Presentations, & Conference Proceedings

Baker, E.W., and Thompson, R. “Impacts of Organizational Behavior on IT Project Teams: Leadership’s Impact on Social Loafing.” The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Savannah, GA, August 2014.

Chasalow, L. and Baker, E.W. “Factors Contributing to Business Intelligence Success: The Impact of Dynamic Capabilities.” Northeastern Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI), Philadelphia, PA, March 2014. – Best Paper Nominee

Baker, E.W., Iacovou, C., Smith, H.J., Thompson, R.  “Project and Organizational Antecedents of Effort Withholding in IT Project Teams.”  31st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Shanghai, China, December 2011.

Baker, E.W. "Integrating Information Literacy Outcomes into Higher Education Courses." Southern Association of Information Systems (SAIS), Atlanta, GA, March 2011.

Niederman, F. and Baker, E.W.  “Integrating Management Information Systems Following Organizational Mergers or Acquisitions,” 29th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Phoenix, AZ, December 2009.

Baker, E.W.  “Relational Model-Base Structures: a Hierarchical Application in Precision Agriculture.” The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Francisco, CA, August 2009.


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