Sathasivam Mathiyalakan PhD
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Department of Accounting & MIS
School of Business & Economics
Winston Salem State Universit


Sathasivam Mathiyalakan is an Associate Professor of MIS at Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC. He earned a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a MBA from the Asian Institute of Management, Philippines, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.  

In 2011, Dr. Mathiyalakan was a participant of the WSSU CIEE Faculty Development Seminar in China. At Winston Salem State University, Dr. Mathiyalakan teaches MIS and Healthcare Informatics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

His research focuses on the use of Information Technology in Education and Workforce Development and on understanding Facebook use by minority students. His research articles have appeared in several journal including IEEE Transactions of Systems, Man, & Cybernetics, European Journal of Operations Research, and Decision Support Systems.

He serves on the editorial review board of several journals including Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, International Journal of Information & Decision Sciences, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management.

Office: RC 020J
Telephone: (336) 750-2288

Spring 2013 Office Hours
  T:  9.00 AM - 9.30 AM; 5.00 PM - 6.00 PM
  W: 10.30 AM - 2.30 PM
  Th: 9.00 AM - 9.30 AM
  By Appointment
Spring 2013 Teaching
 MIS 1380
 MIS 2320
 MIS 3380

For course syllabi and other information, please visit Blackboard.






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