Huseyin Cavusoglu, PhD


Huseyin Cavusoglu
Professor, Information Systems
Email
(972) 883-5939
Education
PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2003
MS, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2003
BA, Bogazici University, Turkey, 1999
Courses
MIS 6320 Database Fundamentals
MIS 6330 Information Technology Security
MIS 7420 Doctoral Seminar in Management Information Systems
Current / Recent Research
Information Security and Privacy
Economics of IS
Online Marketplaces
Product Review and Rating Systems
Awards and Recognition
Best Paper Award, The Secure Knowledge Management Workshop, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
Best Paper Award, Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS), Seattle, WA, 2003
Best Paper Nomination, WITS, Washington, DC, 2004
Best Completed Paper Nomination, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Seattle, WA, 2003
Outstanding Service to the Decision Science Institute, 2006
J. F. Jr. and Jessie Lee Seinsheimer Faculty Fellow, 2004
ICIS Doctoral Consortium, 2002
Americas Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium, 2002
New York University Net Institute Grant, 2007
Professional Organizations
Program Chair, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), 2015
Program Chair, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) (Workshops and Tutorials), 2016 
Steering Committee, Workshop on Economics of Information Security (WEIS), 2005-present
Program Committee, Workshop on Economics of Information Security (WEIS), 2005-present
Program Committee, Workshop on the Economics of Securing the Information Infrastructure (WESII), 2006
Program Committee, Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) , 2005, 2013
Program Committee, Secure Knowledge Management Workshop (SKM), 2008
Track Chair, Decision Science Conference, 2006
Track Chair, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), (Economics and Value of IS Track), 2014
Associate Editor, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), (Information Privacy and Security Track), 2009
Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly, Special Issue on Information Systems Security in a Digital Economy, 2008
Associate Editor, Information Systems Research (ISR), Special Issue on Ubiquitous IT and Digital Vulnerabilities, 2015
Member, The Institute For Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Member, Association for Information Systems (AIS)
Biography
Dr. Cavusoglu is a professor of Information Systems in Naveen Jindal School of Management at University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Before joining to UTD in 2006, he had been a tenure-track assistant professor in the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University for three years. He got his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Texas at Dallas in 2003. He also holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey. 
 
Dr. Cavusoglu’s research lies at the intersection of economics and information systems. He is interested in exploring the economic implications of emerging information technologies and technology artifacts. The main objective of his research is to understand the value that information technologies can create for firms, customers, and business networks, and subsequently, articulating how power relationships among market participants are affected, and identifying the social implications for policy makers. His research portfolio consists of inquiries within two domains (1) the economics of information security, and (2) the economics of IT-enabled transformation. Related to the first stream, he worked on projects including (i) value of security technologies, (ii) cost of security breaches, (iii) vulnerability disclosure policies, (iv) security management and outsourcing, (v) patch management, and (vi) online social networks and privacy. Related to the second stream, he conducted research on (i) online communities and gamification, (ii) mobile app markets, (iii) product customization, (iv) passenger profiling, and (v) health information exchanges. His research studies have already been published in various top academic journals including Management ScienceOperations ResearchInformation Systems ResearchProduction and Operations Management, INFORMS Journal on ComputingIEEE Transactions on Software EngineeringINFORMS Decision AnalysisCommunications of the ACM, Journal of Management Information SystemsIEEE Transactions on Engineering ManagementInternational Journal of Electronic Commerce, among others. In addition to his journal publications, his research papers have appeared in 50 conference proceedings. He has received several best paper awards and nominations in prestigious IS conferences, including the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and the Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS). Dr. Cavusoglu is also a recipient of the NYU Net Institute grant in 2007. He serves on the steering committee of the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security. He has served as an associate editor in MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research on a number of special issues. He was as a track chair at International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in 2014.  He also served as a program chair at the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE) in 2015 and European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) (Workshop and Tutorials) in 2016.

Dr. Cavusoglu’s research has relevance to both industry and academia. Various groups, including academicians, industry professionals and government agencies, have heavily cited Dr. Cavusoglu’s academic studies on information systems. For instance, the Congressional Research Service Report on “the Economic Impact of Cyber Attacks” draws on his results from the study that uses the market valuation approach to quantify the cost of security breaches. According to Google Scholar, his research in information systems area has received 2131 citations (as of August, 2017). 
Published Works
List of Published Works