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Professor, School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne

Ofir Turel is Professor of Information Systems Management within the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. He is also a Scholar in Residence at the Decision Neuroscience Program, University of Southern California.

His research interests include a broad range of behavioral, managerial, and bio-physiological issues related to the use and management of computer information systems and technologies.

He has published over 160 journal papers in leading journals. They include such information systems journals as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, MIT Sloan Management Review, Journal of AIS, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, and Communications of the ACM. Example psychology and neuroscience outlets include Journal of Psychiatric Research, Addiction Biology, Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, Behavioural Brain Research, and Social Neuroscience.

He has been recognized in the top 2% of researchers worldwide in a study conducted by Stanford University. His research has been also featured in numerous media outlets, including for example, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Daily Mail, CBC, C|net, Times Higher Education, The Rolling Stone, PBS, radio and TV stations in Japan, South Korea, and Canada, documentaries in Germany and France, and many podcasts.

He is an Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly (since 2018; recipient of the Outstanding Associate Editor -2019) and for Scientific Reports (the Open Access journal of Nature, since 2019).