Dr Saeed Akhlaghpour

Lecturer in Information Systems

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Dr Saeed Akhlaghpour is a lecturer (tenure-track) in Information Systems at UQ Business School. Prior to joining the University of Queensland in 2015, he held academic positions at Middlesex University London (UK), and McGill University (Canada) - where he also obtained his PhD in Management. He has taught courses such as e-Marketing Strategy and Social Media, International Business Environments, and Managing Data & Databases to MBA and undergraduate business students in London, Montreal, and Tehran.

Saeed’s research has been published in top-tier academic outlets inluding American Journal of Sociology, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Information Technology, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, and the Best Paper Proceedings of Academy of Management.

His research interests include:

- Applications of IT in healthcare

- Diffusion and adoption of IT innovations (particularly, management and IT fashions)

- Organizational applications of social media (aka, social business)

His current project, in collaboration with UQ colleagues, focuses on the implementation of Electronic Medical Records in Queensland hospitals and health services.


  • Bachelor of Computer Science, SUT
  • Master of Business Administration, SUT
  • Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University


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