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MISQ’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director’s Page

MIS Quarterly

Our DEI Position Statement

The December 2021 editorial presented the MISQ Editorial Board’s Position Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Read the editorial and the position statement here.

DEI-related Events

On December 13, 2021, MISQ was invited to the AIS’ DEI panel at ICIS. Watch the video that conveys MISQ Editorial Board’s core mission and proposed actions on DEI. 

DEI Task Force Members

France Bélanger, Senior Editor, Virginia Tech, USA

Amany Elbanna, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Juhee Kwon, Associate Editor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Jui Ramaprasad, Associate Editor, University of Maryland, USA

Barney Tan, University of New South Wales, Australia

Xiao Xiao, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Senior Editors

Currently, our senior editors are

  • 61% from Region 1
  • 21% from Region 2
  • 18% from Region 3

Associate Editors

Currently, our associate editors are

  • 53% from Region 1
  • 23% from Region 2
  • 25% from Region 3


Status of diversity initiatives

Three initiatives (by May 2022):

  1. MIS Scholarly Academy (first workshop concluded in March 2022)
  2. DEI Taskforce (formed)
  3. New workshop on removing bias during initial screening (being planned)

Meet the people

Andrew Burton-Jones


Saonee Sarker
Director of DEI and Senior Editor, Emeritus