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Dirk Hovorka

BA (Honours) MS PhD
Associate Professor

Room 396
H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Phone: +61 2 9351 2949
Fax: +61 2 9351 7294

Dirk S. Hovorka is an Associate Professor in the Business Information Systems discipline. He holds as MS in Geology and an MS in Interdisciplinary Telecommunications, and received his PhD in Information Systems from the University of Colorado. His research is centered on: the philosophical foundations of IS research with a focus on theory and theory development; design practices, ecosystems, configurations and theory: and on the co-constitutive role of information systems in scientific research. He research has been published in the Journal of the AIS, Information Systems Journal, European Journal of Information Systems, Communication of the AIS, Decision Support Systems, a number of book chapters and, the major IS conferences. Dirk was a co-author on "Secondary Design: A Case of Behavioral Design Research" which received the AIS 2011 Best Paper Award and was JAIS Best Paper.

Dirk's contributions to the IS community include: Guest Senior Editor for editor JAIS and THCI; Associate Editor of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Co-chair "Theories in IS" track HICSS, Editorial Board member of JAIS; Member of IFIP working group 8.2.