Shwadhin Sharma is an assistant professor in the College of Business at California State University, Monterey Bay. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Management and Information Systems at Mississippi State University. His research interests are in the areas of technical and behavioral aspects of big data analytics, privacy and security, electronic commerce and social commerce, the role of dispositional factors in IT, and IT adoption and discontinuation. He has published his research in journals such as Electronic Commerce Research and Applications and Computers & Security and at academic conferences. He serves on the editorial board of several journals and has served as a reviewer for multiple journals and conferences.
He holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems from Mississippi State University, an M.S. in Management from North Carolina A&T State University, an MBA from Apex College, Nepal, and a BBA from Kathmandu University, Nepal.