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Richard Potter

Associate Professor

Department of Information and Decision Sciences


Building & Room:

University Hall 2409


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-5360

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  • Director of Doctoral Programs, Department of Information and Decision Sciences UIC (2004-2006)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Information and Decision Sciences, CBA, UIC (1997-2004)
  • Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Professor of Management Information Systems, Karl Eller Graduate School of Management, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (1996-1997)
  • Director of Research & Director of Doctoral Programs, Instituto Tecnologico y Estudios Superiores De Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Cuidad de Mexico;
  • Professor of Business Administration, ITESM, Escuela de Graduados de Administración, Campus Ciudad de México (1994-1996)
  • Professor of Administration & Director of International Business Curriculum, Instituto Technologico y Estudios Superiores De Monterrey (ITESM), Campus Sonora Norte, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico (1993-1994)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Management and Policy, The University of Michigan (1992)

Research Interests

  • Cognition and behavior in the electronic environment, with emphasis on culture's role in technology use, negotiation and decision support systems, and motivation and performance assessment and intervention with virtual teams

Selected Publications

  • Acta Psychologica
  • Journal of International Consumer Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
  • Journal of Information Systems Education
  • Journal of International Information Management
  • Co-author with Ephraim Turban and R. Kelly Rainer of Introduction to Information Technology, published by John Wiley and Sons.

Notable Honors

2007, 2010, 2012, Favorite MIS Professor, Liautaud Graduate School of Business

2004, Favorite MBA Professor, Liautaud Graduate School of Business

1999, 2000, 2002-08, CBA Dean's Recognition of Teaching Excellence, College of Business, UIC

1992, Grinter Graduate Fellowship, University of Florida


Ph.D. Business Administration, The University of Arizona August 1992 Management and Policy/Management Information Systems
M.S. Management, The University of Arizona May 1992
B.A. Psychology, California State University, Hayward December 1987