BLAIR WANG

Information Technologist, PhD Candidate, Lecturer, Tutor in Sydney, Australia

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RESEARCH

Blair Wang is a PhD Candidate supervised by academics from UNSW and The University of Sydney. His PhD in Information Systems (topic: Critical Theory Perspectives on Location-Independent Digital Work and Digital Nomadism) is supervised by Prof. Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic, Prof. Daniel Schlagwein, and Dr. Michael C. Cahalane. Papers as part of this project include:

Wang B., Schlagwein D., Cecez-Kecmanovic D., & Cahalane M.C., 2020, ‘Beyond the Factory Paradigm: Digital Nomadism and the Digital Future(s) of Knowledge Work Post-COVID-19’, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, vol. 21, no. 6, article 10, doi:10.17705/1jais.00641.

Wang B., Schlagwein D., Cecez-Kecmanovic D., & Cahalane M.C., 2019, ‘Digital Nomadism and the Market Economy: Resistance and Compliance’, paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), December, Munich (Germany), paper 1711 (RG: 336304547). This paper was the winner of the Natalie F. Hardwicke Best Student Paper Award.

Wang B., Schlagwein D., Cecez-Kecmanovic D., & Cahalane M.C., 2019, ‘Beyond Bourdieu, Foucault and Habermas: Review and Assessment of Critical Information Systems Research’, paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), December, Perth (Australia), paper 12 (RG: 336304307).

Wang B., Schlagwein D., Cecez-Kecmanovic D., & Cahalane M.C., 2018, ‘Digital Work and High-Tech Wanderers: Three Theoretical Framings and a Research Agenda for Digital Nomadism’, paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), December, Sydney (Australia), doi:10.5130/acis2018.bl (RG: 330938637).

Outside of his PhD project, Blair has collaborated with other Information Systems researchers including his Honours (2015) project supervisors Dr. Eric T. K. Lim and Dr. Christine Van Toorn, and with Dr. Sebastian Boell on iterative literature search for Information Systems researchers.

Boell S. & Wang B., 2019, ‘www.litbaskets.io, an IT Artifact Supporting Exploratory Literature Searches for Information Systems Research’, paper presented at the Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), December, Perth (Australia), paper 141 (RG: 336868520).

Wang B., Lim E.T.K., & Van Toorn C., 2016, ‘Gimme Money! Designing Digital Entrepreneurial Crowdfunding Platforms for Persuasion and its Social Implications’, paper presented at the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), July, Chiayi (Taiwan), paper 337 (RG: 324676733).

Blair completed a Bachelor of Information Systems (Co-op, Honours) from UNSW (2015).

TEACHING

Blair has taught more than 1,000 students at UNSW and the University of Sydney.

INFS1020 (Digital Work Environments) at the University of Sydney — Guest Lecturer (Topic: Digital Productivity Techniques) and Tutor, 2018-present.

INFS6060 (Digital Work Practices) at the University of Sydney — Tutor, 2020.

INFS2822/INFS5715 (Programming for Data Analytics) at UNSW — Lecturer, 2020-2021.

INFS2605 (Intermediate Business Programming) at UNSW — Lecturer, 2019-2021.

INFS5978 (Accounting Information Systems) at UNSW — Guest Lecturer (Topic: Cybersecurity for Accounting Information Systems), 2018-2019.

COMM5011 (Business Data Analysis) at UNSW — Tutor, 2018-2019.

INFS1609 (Introductory Business Programming) at UNSW — Tutor, 2018.

INFS3605 (Information Systems Capstone Project) at UNSW — Grading, 2018.

INFS3617 (Networks and Cybersecurity) at UNSW — Tutor, 2018.

INFS3611 (Information Systems Project 1) at UNSW — Grading, 2015.

INFS(1602|1603|1609) at UNSW — PASS (Peer-Assisted Study Sessions) Leader, 2015.

Blair holds a completion certificate from the UNSW Business School Tutor Training program (2018), the University of Sydney Business School Tutor Development program (2019), the UNSW Foundations of University Learning and Teaching Program (FULT) program (2020). Blair is accredited as an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).