John D’Arcy

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Title Professor of MIS
Office 356 Purnell Hall


John D’Arcy is a professor of management information systems (MIS) in the Department of Accounting & MIS at the University of Delaware. He holds a Ph.D. in business administration from Temple University with a specialization in MIS. John teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity and IT risk management. His research focuses on cybersecurity management, including behavioral factors and firm-level causes and consequences of IT security failures, such as data breaches. John’s research has been published in such top academic journals as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems and the Journal of the Association for Information Systems. He currently serves as senior editor at MIS Quarterly.


  • Ph.D. in management information systems, Temple University
  • MBA, LaSalle University
  • B.S. in finance, The Pennsylvania State University

Awards & Honors

  • Temple University Fox School of Business Ph.D. Distinguished Alumni Award, 2023
  • Senior Editor, MIS Quarterly, January 2022-present
  • SWUFE – University of Delaware Joint Educational Institute (JEI) Research Fellow, 2022
  • AIS Distinguished Member – Cum Laude, 2022
  • Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly, 2017-2021
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 2019-2023
  • Outstanding Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly, 2020
  • Reviewer of the Year, Information Systems Research, 2019
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Accounting & MIS, University of Delaware  2018
  • Nominee for University-wide Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Delaware, 2017
  • Reviewer of the Year, MIS Quarterly, 2015
  • Excellence in Research Award, Department of Accounting & MIS, University of Delaware, 2015
  • Nominee for MBA Excellence in Teaching Award, Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, 2014
  • Emerald Citations of Excellence Award, 2013


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