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Jama Summers

Assistant Professor



(865) 974-1755           
(865) 974-4631
640 Stokely Mngt Center
916 Volunteer Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37996

Office Hours:

By Appointment


Academic Vita


Jama Summers received her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Information Systems) from the University of Oklahoma, an M.S. in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a B.S. in MIS from Arkansas State University. Her research focuses on how technology allows people to collaborate, examining both small group collaboration in virtual teams and also large group collaboration in contexts such as social media, online communities and crowdfunding platforms. Jama’s research has been published in MIS Quarterly and Behaviour & Information Technology, and she has presented her work at conferences such as the International Conference on Information Systems, Americas Conference on Information Systems, and the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Prior to entering academia, Jama worked in the information technology industry as a Programmer/Analyst.


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