Christy M.K. Cheung

Professor, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University

RGC Senior Research Fellow (研資局高級研究學者)

Director, Research Office, Hong Kong Baptist University

Editor-in-Chief, Internet Research

President, Association for the Information Systems
(AIS-Hong Kong Chapter)

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Biography

Christy M.K. Cheung is a Professor of Management Information Systems and the Director of Research Office at Hong Kong Baptist University. She is the awardee of RGC Senior Research Fellow (研資局高級研究學者) and obtains HK$7.8 million over a period of 60 months. She serves as the Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator of over 25 research grants (including General Research Fund, UGC Additional Funding for Teaching and Learning Related Initiatives, Joint Research Fund from National Natural Science Foundation of China, Faculty Research Grant, and etc.) totally over HK$12 million.

Her research interests include IT and User Behaviors, Social Media and Electronic Commerce, and IT and Societal Implications. She has published over 200 refereed articles in international journals and conference proceedings, including European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Information Systems Research, Journal of Information Technology, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, MIS Quarterly and among others. Her works have been recognized with research awards such as the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (2007; 2016), Distinguished Paper Awards at the International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology (2011, 2014, 2015), Best Paper Awards at the International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology (2014) and International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2003).

Her works have been cited over 27,000 times and over 9,000 times per Google Scholar and Web of Science, respectively, with an h-index of 70 and an i-10 index of 130. She has been recognized to be among the World’s Top 2 percent scholars, with a recent ranking of 29th out of ~18K scientists in the field of information systems (and ranked 1st among female scientists in the field of information systems). Two of her articles are listed as “Hot Paper” in 2020 and seven other articles are listed as “Highly Cited Papers” in Essential Science Indicators (ESI) in 2020.

Her academic leadership roles include being the Editor-in-Chief of Internet Research (since 2016). She has successfully brought the journal from AJG Level 2 to Level 3 in 2021. She has also served in many different Senior Editor and Associate Editor roles for several major IS journals, including Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Association Information Systems, and others. She is the award recipient of “Excellence in Reviewing” Honorable Mention and “Best Reviewer” in the Journal of Association of Information Systems in 2018 and in 2020 respectively. She is the President of the Association for Information Systems (AIS-Hong Kong Chapter) since 2017. She has served as Conference Chair and Track Chair in leading IS conferences (e.g., ICIS, ECIS, AMCIS, and PACIS). She has also been invited to give keynote speeches, panel discussions, and invited seminars in Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Portugal, Taiwan, and the United States. Since 2011, she has supervised three Ph.D. students at HKBU. They are now placed at Durham University (UK), Manchester University (UK), and the University of Auckland (New Zealand).

She is the recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work (Hong Kong Baptist University) 2021/22, the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Research Supervision (Hong Kong Baptist University) 2019/20, Faculty/School Performance Award in Scholarly Work (Hong Kong Baptist University), 2018/19 and 2021/22, Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work in the School of Business (Hong Kong Baptist University) in 2009 and 2018 and Outstanding Performance in Teaching in the School of Business (Hong Kong Baptist University) in 2010 and 2019.