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Matthew Sopha

Clinical Assistant Professor
Information Systems

Office:BA 320A
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-965-0959
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: msopha@asu.edu
Matthew Sopha

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Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2013; MBA, Arizona State University, 2008; BM, Arizona State University, 2004

Research Areas
Social media and influence; social presence; digital music; technology in the classroom; Information Systems teaching methods

Current Projects
Sopha, M. Raghu, T.S. This is Ourselves Under Pressure: Social Influences on User Preference for Musicians on Facebook

Sopha, M., and Balkan, S., Mobile Application Development in an Information Systems Curriculum

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous appointments: Loyola University Maryland

Representative Publications
Sopha, Matthew and Balkan, Sule "Going Mobile: Teaching First-Year Business Students Mobile Application Design," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 35, Article 13, 2014.

Kauffman, R. J., T. S. Raghu, Sopha, M. "Producer-Intermediary Relationships in the Long Tail," Exploring the Grand Challenges for Next Generation E-Business. Ed. R. Sharman, H. R. Rao and T. S. Raghu, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 52: 105-108, 2011.

ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

CIS 235 - Intro to Information Systems
Survey course introducing the competitive and strategic uses of information systems, how information systems are transforming organizations and their management, and the issues, difficulties, and opportunities facing the technology professional and business manager today.

CIS 236 - Honors Information Systems
Introduces strategic leveraging of IS solutions and surveys different facets of IS in order to gain an understanding of how business problems are addressed and opportunities realized.

CIS 575 - Emerging Technologies
Explores decision models and frameworks applied to assess, evaluate and implement emerging technologies. Explains the principles of sustaining and disruptive technological innovation on the adoption and diffusion of emerging technologies. Discusses the technical, industrial and legal parameters that enable convergence and commoditization of technologies.

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