Dr Sherah Kurnia is an Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne, School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS). Her research areas include technology adoption, ICT for Development, inter-organisational systems, supply chain management, strategic IT decision making and enterprise systems.


Web link: https://cis.unimelb.edu.au/people/sherahk


2007 Graduate Certificate for University Teaching The University of  Melbourne
2001 Doctor of Philosophy (Computing) Monash University
1997 Bachelor of Computing (Honours) Monash University
1996 Bachelor of Computing (Computer Science) Monash University



Teaching Excellence Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne 2016
Teaching Excellence Department of Information Systems, University of Melbourne 2011, 2009
Best Paper Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Australia / New Zealand 2015, 2014, 2010
Best Paper International Joint Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society and e-Education, Thailand 2008
Outstanding Paper Collaborative Electronic Commerce Technology and Research Conference, Australia 2001
Best Paper International Bled Electronic Commerce Conference, Slovenia 2000



A total of 145 publications, including 27 refereed journal papers, 10 of which are A*/A-level journal papers

As of July 2017, my total Google Scholar citation is 1570, with h-index of 22, and g-index of 35.

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=vasVu8sAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao


Successful supervision completions of 6 PhD, 13 Masters and 9 Honours level students, with current supervisions including 7 PhD and 3 Masters level students.


  • Associate Editor of Information and Management Journal (A*-ranked) (2015-now)
  • Co-editor for Social Inclusion and Usability of ICT-Enabled Digital Services book (2015-2017)
  • Associate Editor of the Journal on Social Media and Social Networking (2013-2014)
  • Guest Editor of the Special Issue of the Journal of Theoretical and Applied E-Commerce (2011-2012)
  • Guest Editor of Journal of e-Business Review (2006-2007)

RECENT Conference Chair and Program Committee

  • Co-chair of IS/IT Strategy, Leadership and Governance track of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2017)
  • Co-chair of General Track of IFIP conference (2017)
  • Co-chair of the Diffusion, Impacts, Adoption and Usage of ICTs upon Society mini track at the Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (2010-now)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on EC in Malaysia (2015, 2017)
  • Member of the Program Committee of major conferences including the Asia Pacific Management Conference (2007), Australasian Conference on Information Systems (2010) and Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2013)

industry partnerships

Global Standard 1 (GS1) Australia, SAP Australia, SAP Asia Pacific Japan, Coles, KPMG, The Cullen Group, and Open Food Foundation. University of Melbourne


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