Wenqi Zhou, Ph.D.

David Warco Faculty Fellow in Information Systems & Technology

Viragh Affiliated Research Faculty

Grefenstette Affliated Faculty

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Technology

Palumbo-Donahue School of Business

Duquesne University

901 Rockwell Hall | 600 Forbes Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Phone: 412.396.2537 | Email: zhouw@duq.edu


I am the Inaugural David Warco Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology in the Palumbo Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University. I am also an affiliated faculty with Albert P. Viragh Institute for Ethics in Business  and Grefenstette Center. I am a passionate scholar, data scientist and educator in leveraging the power of scientific data analyses and computational methods on addressing various societal and economic issues.  

I received Ph.D. from George Washington University School of Business. Recently, I have been interested in studying online user-generated contents, Healthcare IS and economics, information disclosure and transparency, and gender related issues on e-commerce and social media platforms. My works have been published in Journal of MIS, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, IEEE TIFS, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, IEEE Computer, etc.  

I have served multiple journals and international workshops and conferences in a variety of roles including committee member, associate editor, session chair, among others. I am currently serving as an Associate Editor of Information and Management.

At Duquesne, I am the founder and faculty director of IST mentorship program at Duquesne. This annual program connects Duquesne IST students with senior managers, directors and CIOs in the region. I teach introductory information systems and business intelligence in the undergraduate program and behavioral analytics in the graduate program. 

Awards and Grants

Duquesne School of Business Dean's Award for Excellent in Research, 2022

Duquesne School of Business Dean's Award for Excellent in Teaching, 2022

Paluse Faculty Research Grant, 2022-2023

Grefenstette Center for Ethics in Science, Technology, and Law Faculty Scholar, 2021-2022

Michael J. Shaw Best Reviewer Award, Workshop on e-Business, 2021

School of Business Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, 2020

Best Paper Award at Workshop on e-Business, 2018

Beard Research Fellowship in Ethics, 2017, 2018

Duquesne School of Business Annual Summer Research Grant, 2014 - 2019

Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Paper, 2017

Duquesne School of Business Excellent in Scholarship, 2017, 2016

Duquesne Presidential Scholarship Award, 2015

Best Paper Award at Workshop on e-Business, 2012  

GWU Business School Doctoral Research Enhancement Fund, 2011, 2012