Hamid Reza Nikkhah

  • Assistant Professor, Information and Process Management
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional,
  • Microsoft Certified Professional,
  • Ph.D. University of Arkansas

Teaching Interests

Business Process Management, Information Security, IT project management

Research Interests

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Cybercrime

Consulting/Practice Interests

Designing and Managing Information Security

Bio

Hamid is an Assistant Professor in the Information and Process Management Department at Bentley University. He received a Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from the University of Arkansas. Hamid has been a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) since 2003 and has worked as an information systems project manager and consultant for 12 years. Along the lines of his professional background, his research focuses on cybersecurity, privacy, and cybercrime. Hamid has published his research in the refereed journals and presented in prominent IS conferences. Hamid has won two research awards in ICIS conferences and has taught technical and managerial IS courses for more than ten years. Hamid also holds professional certificates such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Security+, and several others from Microsoft and Cisco.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Information Systems
  • International Information System Security Certification Consortium
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2021, Outstanding Contribution in Revewing, European Journal of Information Systems
  • 2019, Nominated for "Graduate Excellence in Teaching", University of Arkansas
  • 2018, The Best Paper Award, Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy
  • 2017, Nominated for "The Best Conference Award", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • 2017, The Best Paper Award in Track "Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Ethics", International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • 2015, Doctoral Academy Fellowship (DAF), University of Arkansas
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Nikkhah, H., Sabherwal, R. (2021). Information disclosure willingness and mobile cloud computing collaboration apps: The impact of security and assurance mechanisms. Information Technology & People. DOI 10.1108/ITP-12-2019-0630
  • Nikkhah, H., Sabherwal, R., Sarabadani, J. (2021). Mobile cloud computing apps and information disclosure: The moderating roles of dispositional and behaviour-based traits. Behaviour & Information Technology, (DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2021.1946591)
  • Venkatesh, V., Hoehle, H., Aloysius, J., Nikkhah, H. (2021). Being at the cutting edge of online shopping: Role of Recommendations and Discounts on Privacy Perceptions. Computers in Human Behavior, (121) 106785
  • Balapour, A., Nikkhah, H., Sabherwal, R. (2020). Mobile application security: Role of perceived privacy as the predictor of security perceptions. International Journal of Information Management, (52) 1-13.
  • Nikkhah, H., Soh Noume, F., Hodges, B., Sabherwal, R. (2020). Team Performance and Triangle Approach: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 1-10.
  • Hamidi, H., Nikkhah, H., Rouhani, S. (2014). Business Intelligence Evaluation Framework for Core Banking Systems. International Journal of Data Analaysis and Information Systems, (6) 2

    Conference Proceedings


  • Nikkhah, H.Balapour, A.Sabherwal, R. (2018). Mobile applications security: Role of privacy Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Nikkhah, H.Grover, V.Rajiv, S. (2018). Why Do Users Continue to Use Mobile Cloud Computing Applications? A Security-Privacy Investigation Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy.
  • Nikkhah, H.Sabherwal, R. (2017). Mobile cloud-computing applications: A privacy cost-benefit model Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Nikkhah, H.Soh Noume, F.Hodges, B.Sabherwal, R. (2017). IT and Knowledge in Teams: A Longitudinal Study Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Nikkhah, H.Sabherwal, R. (2017). A Privacy-Security Model of Mobile Cloud Computing Applications International Conference on Information Systems.

  • Conference Papers


  • Bina, S., Nikkhah, H. (2021). Digital Transformation and Integration Process, Americas Conference on Information Systems.

  • Presentations

  • Bina, S., Nikkhah, H. (2021). “Digital Transformation and Integration Process” Presented at theAmericas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
  • Nikkhah, H. (2018). Presented at theInternational Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) San Francisco, CA
  • Nikkhah, H. (2017). Presented at theAmericas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
  • Nikkhah, H. (2017). Presented at theBIG XII + MIS Symposium Omaha, NE
  • Nikkhah, H. (2017). Presented at theInternational Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) South Korea
  • Service

    Department Service


  • PhD Student Teaching Evaluator for IPM Department 2021 - Present
  • Committee Member for "Tenure-Track Assisstant/Asscoiate Professor Position" Search Committee 2021 - 2022
  • PhD Comprehensive Exam Grading - 2021
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for Student Conduct Board 2021 - Present
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Information Management - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Information Management - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Computer Information Systems - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Information & Management (I&M) - 2021
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Information & Management (I&M) - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Information Management - 2021
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for European Conference on Information Systems 2020 - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (IJCHI) - 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) - 2021
  • Committee Member for Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) - 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Europian Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) - 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Information & Management (I&M) - 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Information Management - 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Applied Sciences - 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research - 2020
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2020
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2020
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2020
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2020
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for European Conference on Information Systems - 2020
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2019
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2019
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2019
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) - 2019
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Conference on Information Systems - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Conference on Information Systems - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Conference on Information Systems - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for European Conference on Information Systems - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy - 2018
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Conference on Information Systems - 2017
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Conference on Information Systems - 2017
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for European Conference on Information Systems - 2017
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - 2017