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Erik Rolland

Erik Rolland’s research embodies a broad range of management areas, electronic commerce, service science, and modeling of complex technology and management problems.  He has published more than 100 articles in academic journals and texts on information systems, business analytics, technology management, operations research, leadership, and strategy. He is the recipient faculty fellowship awards from the American Institute for Certified Public Accountant and IBM, among others.

Recent Grants and Fellowships:

National Science Foundation NRT-Innovations in Graduate Education, “From Computational Literacy to Fluency: Developing and Piloting an Institution-Wide Graduate Certificate in the Computational Sciences,” $500,000, 2016

Selected Publications:

  • With Gopal, Hidaji, Patterson and Zhdanov, “Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Predicting Fake News and Clickbait Websites through Third Party Relationships” (In submission, Science, 2018)
  • With B. Mishra, M. Moore and A. Satpathy, “A Framework for Enterprise Risk Identification & Management: The Resource Based View,” Managerial Auditing Journal (In press, 2018)
  • With R. Gopal, H. Hidaji, R. Patterson and D. Zhdanov, “How Much to Share with Third-Parties? User Privacy Concerns and Website Dilemmas,” MIS Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2018
  • Gopal, H. Hidaji, R. Patterson, E. Rolland, and D. Zhdanov, Our private data and the market for third-party providers of functionality to websites”, London School of Economics, LSE Business Review, October 2017.
  • With M. Farhadloo and R. Patterson, “Modeling Customer Satisfaction from Unstructured Data Using A Bayesian Approach,” Decision Support Systems, Vol. 90, pp. 1-11, 2016
  • With R. Gopal, H. Hidaji, R. Patterson and D. Zhdanov, “Design Improvements for Message Propagation in Malleable Social Networks,” Production and Operations Management, 25, No. 6, pp. 993–1005, June 2016


B.S., Computer Information Systems, Ohio State University

M.Sc., computer Science, Norwegian Institute of Technology

M.Sc., Economics and Business Administration, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration

M.A., Ph.D., Business Administration, Management Science, Information Systems, Ohio State University


Norwegian, Swedish and conversational Spanish, Finnish, and French

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