Katia Passerini, PhD, is an associate professor of management information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Her current research focuses on computer-supported learning, knowledge management and mobile communications services evolution. In January 2005, she was named the Hurlburt Professor of Management of Information Systems in the School of Management.
In 2011, Passerini was selected to receive the prestigious honor of Master Teacher. The previous year, she received NJIT's Excellence in Teaching Award in the category of Excellence in Innovative Teaching.
Passerini has published more than a dozen articles in refereed academic and professional journals which include Communications of AIS, Campus-Wide Information Systems, Computers & Education, Journal of Informatics and Education Research. She serves on the editorial advisory boards of the International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies and Encyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies. Prior to joining NJIT in 2003, Passerini worked with multi-industry information technology projects at Booz Allen Hamilton, a global consulting firm, and The World Bank.
Passerini holds an MBA and a doctorate, both in information and decision systems from The George Washington University. She also holds a BA in political science and an MA in economics, respectively, from Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS) University, Rome, and the University of Rome II–Tor Vergata.
Topics: computer supported learning, knowledge management, mobile communications services evolution
Last update: October 20, 2011