School of Business Faculty

Tayfun Keskin

2010 The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, Ph.D., Information Systems
2009 UT Austin, McCombs School of Business, M.Sc., Information, Risk, and Operations Management
2004 Sabanci University, MBA
2001 Bogazici University, B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Collaborative information technologies, cloud computing, behavioral modeling and simulation, ERP strategies, transactive memory systems, electronic commerce

2010-present Assistant Professor, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, Washington
2004-2010 Assistant Instructor (Previously TA/RA), The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, Austin, Texas
2004 Marketing Support, Kraft Foods, Istanbul, Turkey
2003-2004 Project Manager, Oracle, Istanbul, Turkey
2001-2002 Process Engineer, Procter and Gamble, Istanbul, Turkey

MBA level: Enterprise IT Management
Undergraduate level: Information Management and Analysis, Digital Business Lab

Tayfun Keskin, Nazim Taskin: Technology Role in Turbulent Teams: An Analytical Model and Empirical Validation. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2013 (Nominated for the best paper award, invited to JMIS)

David Pardoe, Peter Stone, Maytal Saar-Tsechansky, Tayfun Keskin, Kerem Tomak: Adaptive Auction Mechanism Design and the Incorporation of Prior Knowledge. INFORMS Journal on Computing 22(3): 353-370 (2010)

Tayfun Keskin: Transactive Memory Structures and Collaborative Information Technology Role in Turbulent Teams: An Experiment. AMCIS 2010: 42

Kerem Tomak, Tayfun Keskin: Exploring the trade-off between immediate gratification and delayed network externalities in the consumption of information goods. European Journal of Operational Research 187(3): 887-902 (2008)

Mini-track chair (AMCIS Chicago 2013)
Chair of two mini-tracks with editorial responsibilities (AMCIS Seattle 2012)
Session chair for behavioral modeling (INFORMS Annual Meeting 2010)
Ad-hoc reviewer (dates of review withheld to avoid compromising review blindness)
• European Journal of Operational Research
• Journal of MIS
• Journal of Organizational and End User Computing
• Journal of Strategic Information Systems
• Americas Conference on Information Systems
• International Conference on Information Systems
• Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Speaker at the 2012 Chancellors Forum, UW Bothell
Petitions committee chair at UW Bothell

2013 HICSS Best Paper Nomination
2012 Teaching and Learning Center Faculty Travel Grant, University of Washington Bothell
2004 - 2009 Dean’s Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin
2007 Academy of Management OCIS Doctoral Consortium Fellow, AOM
2002 - 2004 Aysegul Arsoy Fellowship, Sabanci University
1998 - 2001 Finans Vakfi Scholarship , Finans Foundation
1996 - 1998 Prosperity Scholarship, Bogazici University Foundation
1996 - 1998 Scholarship of Prime Ministry, Prime Ministry of Turkey
1995 National Physics Olympiad Team Member, TAL


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