Home » NEWS » Education » MSU College of Business professor receives international honor

MSU College of Business professor receives international honor

Merrill Warkentin, a professor of information systems at Mississippi State University, is one of five scholars worldwide to be recognized with the 2017 Outstanding Service Award by the International Federation for Information Processing.

Warkentin, the James J. Rouse Professor of Information Systems in MSU’s College of Business, recently received the honor from IFIP, the leading multinational apolitical organization in information and communications technologies and sciences.

Warkentin co-founded an IFIP working group on information systems security research. In 2015, he was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award for “exemplary service and dedication” to the group’s annual Dewald Roode Information Security Workshop.

Warkentin, also a member of the research staff at MSU’s Distributed Analytics and Security Institute, is one of the top information systems scholars in the world based on rankings of authors publishing in six leading information systems journals. He has written or edited seven books and authored or co-authored approximately 300 published manuscripts, including more than 75 peer-reviewed articles. Additionally, he has held leadership positions in several major professional organizations.

BEFORE YOU GO…

… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About MBJ Staff

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*