Bhavik Pathak

Bhavik K. Pathak is the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Accreditation and Associate Professor of Decision Sciences at the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics at Indiana University South Bend. His primary research interest is on the impact of Internet technologies on business. Dr. Pathak has investigated how ICT-led technologies and business models, such as recommender systems, virtual communities, comparison shopping agents, and MOOCs/HyFlex education, impact retailing, electronic markets, and online education. He has been published in premier academic journals, including Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Retailing, Electronic Markets, and Communications of the AIS. Dr. Pathak serves as Associate Editor of Decision Support Systems. He earned a PhD in operations and information management from the University of Connecticut. He can be reached at