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Ping Zhang

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • Syracuse University School of Information Studies
  • 195PublicationsNumber of items in Ping's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 23Followers

Recent publications

  • Proceedings of the Second Pre-ICIS Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS

    • Zhang P
    • Nah F
    • Lazar J
    • et al.
  • Effects of Allocated Attention on Visual Search Tasks: A Web-Based Experiment on Animation Interference

    • Zhang P
    • Maker G

Professional experience


School of Information Studies, Syracuse University

August 1995 - Present



The University of Texas at Austin

August 1990 - May 1995(5 years)


Dr. Ping Zhang is Professor in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. Her research interests include the intellectual development of information related fields; human-centeredness in ICT development, evaluation and use; affective, cognitive, motivational and behavioral aspects of individual reactions towards ICT; and the impact of ICT design and use on individuals, organizations, societies and cultures. She publishes in information systems, human-computer interaction and information science journals and conference proceedings. She is co-editor (with Dennis Galletta) of two edited books on HCI and MIS of the Advances in MIS series (by M.E. Sharpe, 2006), and is co-author (with Dov Te’eni and Jane Carey) of the first HCI textbook for non-CS students (by John Wiley, 2007). Dr. Zhang has received 4 Best Paper awards, 2 nominations for best paper awards, an excellence in teaching award, and an outstanding service award. She and Dennis Galletta are founding Editors-in-Chief for AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction. In addition, she is Senior Editor for the Journal of Associations for Information Systems (JAIS), former Associate Editor for the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) and Communications of Association for Information Systems (CAIS), on the editorial board of Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS) and Journal of Database Management, and a guest senior editor of 7 special issues for Journal of Association for Information Systems (2004 and 2008), Journal of Management Information Systems (2005), International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (2003 and 2006), International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (2005), and Behavior & Information Technology (2004). Dr. Zhang is co-founder and the first chair (2001-2004) of Association for Information Systems (AIS) Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (SIGHCI). She received her PhD in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Computer Science from Peking University, Beijing, China. Visit her homepage at


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