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Sirkka Jarvenpaa

Sirkka Jarvenpaa

Professor, Department of Management Science and Information Systems

Dr. Sirkka L. Jarvenpaa is the Bayless/Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Chair in Business Administration at The University of Texas at Austin. She was the holder of the distinguished Marvin Bower Fellowship at Harvard Business School. She was the holder of the Finland Distinguished FidiPro Professorship at Aalto University for five years. She holds three honorary doctorates. At The University of Texas at Austin, she serves as the director of the center for Business, Technology and Law and the director of the Information Management program at the Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management.

Her research focuses on inter-organizational collaboration in fast paced environments. Her work advances the behavioral approach of how people selectively reveal or manage the tensions of sharing and protection in inter- organizational interactions, and what organizational interventions are needed to support individuals in collaborations.

Dr. Jarvenpaa has served as the senior editor or editor in chief for numerous journals in her field: Journal of Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Organization Science,. Dr. Jarvenpaa has served in numerous leadership positions in her field.