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Alex Lopes

Contact Information

(812) 856-3357
alopes [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Clinical Associate Professor


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 2002
  • MS, Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1996
  • BS, Universidade Federal do Ceara Fortaleza, 1992

Professional Experience

  • MS-IS Academic Director, College of Business, University of Cincinnati, 2008-2011
  • Field Service Assistant Professor, College of Business, University of Cincinnati, 2009-2011
  • Assistant Professor, College of Business, University of Cincinnati, 2002-2009
  • Visiting Professor, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 2001-2002
  • Business Analyst and Consultant, Fundacao Instituto de Administracao-FEA-Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1995-1996

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Winner of the Westerbeck Junior Faculty Graduate Teaching Award, 2011
  • Nominated for the Excel Graduate Teaching Award, 2010
  • Nominated for the Ronald J. Dornoff Fellow of Teaching Excellence Award. 2008
  • Best Paper Award in the Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division, Academy of Management Metting, 2001

Professional Interests

Online information goods; Collaboration technologies; Face-to-face and online social networks; IS educational initiatives.

Personal Interests

Volleyball (indoor and sand); SciFi books, movies, and TV series; Alt-pop music; gadgets in general.

Selected Publications

  • Choudhury, Vivek, Alexandre B. Lopes, and Doug Arthur (2010), "Issues and Opinions-IT Careers Camp: An Early Intervention Strategy to Increase IS Enrollments," Information Systems Research, Vol. 21, No. 1, March, pp. 1-14. Read Abstract ››

  • Sacchi, Alexandre, Emerson Giannini, Regiane, Bochic, Nicolau Reinhard, and Alexandre B. Lopes (2009), "Digital Inclusion With the McInternet: would you like fries with that?," Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 113-116. Read Abstract ››

  • Mehra, Ajay, Josh Marineau, Alexander B. Lopes, and Ted K. Dass (2009), "The Co-evolution of Friendship and Leadership Networks in Small Groups," in George Graen and Joan Graen (eds.), Predator's Game-Changing Designs, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Read Abstract ››

  • Lopes, Alexandre B. and Dennis F. Galletta (2006), "Consumer Perceptions and Willingness to Pay for Intrinsically Motivated Online Content," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 23, No. 2, Fall, pp. 203-231. Read Abstract ››

  • Lopes, Alexandre B. and Nicolau Reinhard (2005), "Competing in the Brazilian Real-Time Financial Information Services Industry: Commitment and Adaptation," Information & Management, Vol. 43, No. 5, July, pp. 587-597. Read Abstract ››