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Merrill Warkentin is the James J. Rouse Endowed Professor of Information Systems in the College of Business at Mississippi State University, where he is a William L. Giles Distinguished Professor. In 2018, he was named an ACM Distinguished Scientist. His research - primarily on the impacts of organizational, contextual, and dispositional influences on individual behaviors in the contexts of information security, privacy, and social media - has appeared in MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Journal of the AIS, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Decision Sciences, Information & Management, and others. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and the author or editor of seven books. He was the Program Co-Chair for the 2016 AMCIS Conference and he serves (or has served) in editorial roles for several leading scientific journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intellectual Capital. His work has been funded by NATO, NSF, NSA, DoD, Homeland Security, IBM, the UN, and others. Visit him at http://www.MISProfessor.us