Richard L. Baskerville is Regents’ Professor Emeritus in the Department of Computer Information Systems, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Perth, Australia. His research specializes in security of information systems, methods of information systems design and development, and the interaction of information systems and organizations. His interest in methods extends to qualitative research methods and the design science research paradigm. Baskerville is the author of Designing Information Systems Security (J. Wiley) and more than 300 articles in scholarly journals, professional magazines, and edited books. He is Editor Emeritus and past Editor-in-Chief for The European Journal of Information Systems and serves on the editorial boards of the Information Systems Journal, and the Journal of Information Systems Security. Baskerville's practical and consulting experience includes advanced information system designs for the U.S. Defense and Energy Departments. He is past president of the Information Systems Academic Heads International, past chairman of the Information Systems Department at Georgia State, past chair of the IFIP Working Groups 8.2 (Information Systems and Organizations) and Legacy Chair of the IFIP 8.11/11.13 (Information Systems Security Research), past Vice-President of the Association for Information Systems, a Chartered Engineer under the British Engineering Council, a member of The British Computer Society and a Chartered IT Professional. A member of Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Xi, Baskerville holds degrees from the University of Maryland (B.S. summa cum laude, Management), the London School of Economics, University of London (M.Sc., Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, and Ph.D., Systems Analysis). Honors and awards include honorary degrees from the University of Pretoria (PhD hc), and Roskilde University (Dr.Sc. hc). Baskerville was awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award from the Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology in 2022, the LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement by the Association for Information Systems in 2016 and the Silver Core by the International Federation for Information Processing in 1998.

Richard Baskerville

Professor of Information Systems

Department of Computer

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