Texas Tech University

Eric Walden, Ph.D.

Director of the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, Director of Data Science Programs and James C. Wetherbe Professor

Email: eric.walden@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.1925

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Room Number: E323

Education: Ph.D., The University of Minnesota (2002); M.S., Louisiana State University (1997)

Area of Expertise:
 NeuroBusiness, Business Analytics

Website:  ewalden.ba.ttu.edu/pages/

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Eric Walden

About Eric

Eric received his Ph.D. in Information and Decision Sciences from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 2002. Previously, he earned a Masters of Science in Economics from Louisiana State University in 1997. He is currently working on research that looks at the genetic correlates of information search.  In general, he is working on papers that use neuroscience tools to examine how people do different sorts of information systems behaviors.  He is also the director of the business analytics masters program. 

Select Publications

  • Warkentin, Merrill, Eric A. Walden, Allen C. Johnston, and Detmar W. Straub. (2016) “Neural Correlates of Protection Motivation for Secure IT Behaviors: An fMRI Exploration,” Journal of the Association of Information Systems (17 3), 194-215.
  • Aggarwal, Nitin, Dai, Qizhi, and Walden, Eric A., " The More, the Merrier? How the Number of Partners in a Standard-Setting Initiative Affects Shareholders' Risk and Return," MIS Quarterly, 35(2): 445-462 (2011).
  • Walden, Eric A  and Browne, Glenn J.,“ Sequential Adoption Theory:  A Theory For Understanding Herding Behavior in Early Adoption of Novel Technologies” Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 10, No. 1, January 2009, pp. 31-62.
  • Walden, Eric A., "Intellectual Property Rights And Cannibalization In Information Technology Outsourcing Contracts", MIS Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 699-720.
  • Walden, Eric A., and Wetherbe, Jim C. "Give a Little, Get a Little," Harvard Business Review, Vol. 83, No. 9, September 2005, pp. 30-32.
  • Subramani, Mani, and Walden, Eric A., "The Impact of E-Commerce Announcements on The Market Value of Firms," Information Systems Research, Vol. 12, No. 2, June 2001, pp. 135-154.

Awards and Honors

  • Texas Tech Integrate Scholar 2016
  • AIS Senior Scholar's “Best Publication's Award,” one of the top five papers in the IS discipline in 2009
  • “Best Paper” of 2009 at the Journal of the Association of Information Systems
  • My favorite professor MBA Class of May 2008
  • My favorite professor MBA Class of May 2007
  • My favorite professor MBA Class of December 2006