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Christopher S. Maurer

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Christopher S. Maurer

Meet Christopher S. Maurer

Assistant Professor, Information and Technology Management

Education: 2003 University of Georgia, BBA, MIS
2013 University of Georgia, Ph.D, MIS

Courses Taught: Information Security Standards
Risk Management
Risk Compliance
Physical and Operational Security
Managerial Statistics
Statistics for Decision Makers
Application Development
Advanced Application Development

Career Specialties: Chris Maurer specializes in information security, risk management, controls, business analytics and statistics. His research interests include behavioral approaches that help to protect information assets and prevent security breaches. Further, he is interested in researching how security breaches affect both public opinions of organizations as well their financial performance. He is also a member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) IT Trends Study research team that conducts an annual survey of top IT leaders to track the trends impacting the IT field. He has presented his work at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS), Academy of Management Annual Meeting and the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).

Professional and Community Activities: Maurer is actively involved in first year experience programs at UT. He has also participated in the UT-sponsored GETSMART program to promote math, science and technology education for kids and teens. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and has assisted at various AIS conferences in a program coordinator, mini-track chair and session chair capacity.

Honors and Awards: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award - University of Georgia 2012

Best Student Research Paper Award - Southern Association for Information Systems Conference 2010