Vidya Haran

Vidya Haran

Teaching Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Co-Academic Director of Information Systems Major

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454 Wohlers Hall

1206 S Sixth St

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8083

vharan@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Business Admin w/ emphasis in Info Systems, University of Missouri, 2011
  • MS, Information Systems, Texas A & M International University, 2003
  • MS, Management Science, Indore University, 2000
  • Bachelors, Business Administration, Indore University, 1998

Positions Held

  • Co-Academic Director for Business Information Systems Major, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2023 to present
  • Faculty Affiliate, Siebel Center for Design, 2023 to present
  • Health Innovation Professor, Carle College of Medicine, 2023 to present
  • Academic Director for Business Information Systems Major, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021-2023
  • Teaching Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019 to present
  • Lecturer of Business Administration, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017-2019
  • Postdoc Research Associate, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015-2017
  • Research Analyst, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
  • Institutional Research Analyst, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2012-2013
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Missouri, 2004-2006

Recent Publications

  • Haran, V., & Niederman, F. (2022). Social Context of Turnover-Mixed Methods Study of Indian IT Professionals. Journal of Global Information Management, 30 (1).

Other Publications

Articles

  • Haran, V., & Jeyaraj, A. (2019). Organizational E-Mentoring and Learning: An Exploratory Study. Information Resources Management Journal, 32 (1).
  • Lacity, M., Iyer, V., Haran, V., & Rudramuniyaiah, P. (2008). Turnover Intentions of Indian IS Professionals. Information Systems Frontiers, 10 (2), 225-241.

Book Chapters

  • Larson, E., & Haran, V. (2017). Locked in by social media features? Translating clicks and comments into value. Internetworked World-15th Workshop on e-Business, WeB 2016, Revised Selected Papers ( pp. 104-109). Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
  • Lacity, M., Haran, V., & Rudramuniyaiah, P., Hirschheim, R., Heinzl, A. and Dibbern, J. (Ed.) (2008). Turnover Intentions of Indian IS Professionals. Information Systems Outsourcing: Enduring Themes, New Perspectives, and Global Challenges ( pp. 225-241). Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Conference Proceedings

  • Sanabria-Véaz , K., Sethi, S., Haran, V., & Switzky, R. (2021). Behavioral Barriers to Adoption of the Safer Illinois App: A Human-Centered Approach. Advances in Industrial Design. AHFE 2021. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems ( vol. 260, pp. 201-209). AHFE 2021: Springer.  link >
  • Haran, V., & Kim, S. (2016). Persistence of Ineffectual User Innovation: Tweaking on Babycenter International Conference of Information Systems.
  • Larson, E., & Haran, V. (2016). Locked in by Social Media Features? Translating Clicks and Comments into Value. Workshop on e-Business.
  • Lacity, M., Haran, V., & Rudramuniyaiah, P. (2007). Modeling Turnover Intentions of Indian IS Professionals. Third International Conference on Outsourcing of Information Systems.

Presentations

  • Haran, V. (2022). Human-Centered Design in Businesses. Future Technology Leaders Program, POETS, NSF Center at the Grainger College of Business, UIUC.
  • Sethi, S., Sanabria-Véaz, K., Haran, V., & Switzky, R. (2021). Behavioral Barriers to Adoption of the Safer Illinois App: A Human-Centered Approach. AHFE2021.
  • Haran, V., Switzky, R., Sethi, S., & Veaz , K. (2021). Qualitative Research and Human-Centered Design: The Safer Illinois App. INQUIRE ‘Ask the Experts’, INQUIRE Gies College of Business.
  • Haran, V., Switzky, R., Veaz , K., & Sethi, S. (2020). Barriers to the Adoption of Safer Illinois App. Presentation to Chancellor Jones and his executive team, UIUC.
  • Kim, S., & Haran, V. (2016). Persistence of Ineffectual User Innovation: Tweaking on Babycenter.com. International Conference on Information Systems.

Honors and Awards

  • Invited Guest Speaker, Gies Scholars Program, 2022
  • Invited panelist- Women in Business, James Scholar Program, Gies College of Business at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2022
  • Favorite Professor by one of the Best and Brightest Undergraduate Students from the class of 2021, an award honoring 100 seniors from 50 leading undergraduate business school programs, Poets and Quants, 2021
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022,2023), University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, 2021
  • Invited panelist for Women in Finance Academy, Women in Finance Academy at Gies, 2021
  • Homecoming Hero, University of Illinois Student Alumni Ambassador, 2020

Grants

  • Illinois Virtual Partnership Platform, Dr, C. Span, Chief of Staff and Associate Chancellor for Administration and PreK-12 Initiatives at UIUC, 2022 to present
  • Specialized Faculty Grant, Gies Business Admin, 2021-2022
  • UX Consulting project for Magelli's Office of Experiential Learning, Gies, 2021-2021

Service

  • Ad-hoc reviewer, Journal of Information Systems Education, 2020 to present

Current Courses

  • Info Sys Analysis and Design (BADM 353) Methodologies and techniques used and deliverables created in developing large-scale information systems, including preliminary planning, feasibility analysis, design implementation, and post-implementation review of the system; a term-long project which familiarizes students with methodology and techniques is required.

  • UX/Interaction Design (BADM 395) Special topics of interest to students majoring in Business Administration.

  • Info Sys Development and Mgt (BADM 555) Addresses issues relevant to the development of large-scale information systems including systems concepts and thinking, systems development life cycle, objectives, methodology and deliverables in each phase, behavioral implications of systems development and integration information systems with business processes.

Contact

454 Wohlers Hall

1206 S Sixth St

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-8083

vharan@illinois.edu

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