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Faculty Profile: Arnold Kamis

Arnold Kamis

Associate Professor of Data Analytics in the Brandeis International Business School

Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Decision Support Technology, Health Information Systems, Information Technology Strategy

Arnold Kamis does research with data analytics on information technology, decision support, online consumer behavior, and healthcare information. He has many publications in premiere journals, including MIS Quarterly, Decision Support Systems, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, and Communications of the ACM. He blends social science and data science to make research contributions that are rigorous, business-relevant, and aiming to make an impact. For example, Arnold and coauthors have developed a stable three-year model of CDC data (n = 1.5M) to model why American adults do not obtain influenza vaccinations. He has designed and taught multiple courses in business/data analytics and data visualization. Arnold has served on many journal editorial boards, including Decision Analytics and Health Systems. He holds a Ph.D. from New York University.

New York University, Ph.D.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.S.
Carnegie Mellon University, B.S.


Awards & Honors:
  • (2015) Winner of the Top Paper Award, Division of Communication and Aging, NCA: Ohs, J. E., Kamis, A., LeRouge, C. L., Van Slyke, C. "Health information technology for consumer health empowerment across the adult lifespan."
  • (2010) Nominated for the best paper award in the Collaboration Systems and Technologies track, HICSS: Kamis, A., Frank, J., "An Explanatory Model of Collaborative Online Travel Planning by Millennials"
  • (2004) Nominated for the best paper award, Personalization Management Systems track, HICSS: Kamis, A., Davern, M., "Personalizing to Product Category Knowledge: Exploring the Mediating Effect of Shopping Tools on Decision Confidence"
  • (2004) Selected as a best paper of the workshop, SIG IS-CORE: Davern, Michael J, Kamis, Arnold A. "Knowledge Matters: Performance with Decision Support"
  • (2004) Winner of the best paper award, Process Automation and Management track, AMCIS: Kamis, A., Koufaris, M., Stern, T., "Online Mass Customization and the Customer Experience"
  • (1997) Nominated for the best paper award, WITS: Isakowitz, T., Kamis, A., Koufaris, M., "Reconciling Top-Down and Bottom-Up Design Approaches in RMM"