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Karen D. Loch


Ph.D., MIS, University of Nebraska
Diplome, Supérieur de Français Commercial, Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris
Certificat Pratique de Français Commercial
M.A., French Literature and Language, University of Nebraska
B.A., French, English, and Comparative Literature, University of Nebraska
Junior Year Study Abroad in Bordeaux, France


Social-ethical issues and IT
Information technology transfer in developing countries


Before serving as the director of the Institute of International Business, Dr. Loch served as an associate professor in the Department of Decision Sciences. She once taught in Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, during a faculty exchange program in 1989. Dr. Loch was the vice president of the international affairs for Information Resources Management Association. Her professional affiliations include Phi Beta Delta and International Who’s Who of Professionals. She has received several grants from different organizations, including National Science Foundation, Society for International Business Fellow Scholarship, and Georgia State University.

  • Conger, Sue and Loch, Karen D. Invitation to a Public Debate on Ethical Computer Use. R&R: DATA BASE (forthcoming).
  • Loch, Karen D. & Burn, Janice. (2001). The Societal Impact of the World Wide Web — The real challenge for the 21st Century. Information Resources Management Journal, (forthcoming).
  • Straub, D., Loch, K.D., Hill, C.E., (2001) Transfer of Information Technology to Developing Countries: A Test of a Cultural Influence Model in the Arab World. Journal of Global Information Management. (forthcoming).
  • Loch, Karen D., and Khosrowpour, Mehdi. (1993) “Information Technology Education in Global Settings” in Global Information Technology Education: Issues and Trends edited by Khosrowpour, Mehdi, and Loch, Karen D. Harrisburg, PA: Idea Group Publishing.
  • Loch, Karen D. and Khosrowpour, Mehdi (1993) Global Information Technology Education: Issues and Trends. Harrisburg, PA: Idea Group Publishing.