Carlos I Torres
Assistant Professor; Ph.D.; MBA; MIB
Carlos I. Torres is an assistant professor in the Information Systems and Business Analytics department at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. He received his PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from Washington State University. He also holds a MIB from Florida International University, MBA from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia, as well as a bachelor’s degree in computer science (Summa Cum Laude honors) from Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia.
Torres’ research focuses on behavioral factors related to information technology, including information security and privacy, computer self-efficacy (CSE) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). His work has appeared in journals such as AIS transactions in Replication Research, as well as in several conference proceedings such as AMCIS, HICSS, ICIS (WISP), and DRW. Carlos currently has several papers under review at premier IS Journals.
Torres has extensive industry experience as well in information technology product management. He worked in the Americas and Europe, leading 3G and 4G wireless network implementations and business case evaluations. He also led the design and successful launch into the market of value-added services and new products over wireless networks, as well as developed value-creation initiatives through marketing innovation and big data analytics in the Telecom Latin American market.
- 2022 PhD, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
- Master of International Business, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
- Master of Business Administration, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
- BS, Computer Science, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia (Suma Cum Laude)
- ISEC 5305 - Seminar in Information Security Foundations
- MIS 4342 - Fundamentals of Information Security
- Information Security and Privacy / Cyber Security
- Artificial Intelligence Behavioral/Ethics
- Information Technology Adoption
- IT Strategy / IT Value
- Financial Technologies
- Torres, C. I., Correia, J., Compeau, D., Carter, M., Computer Self-Efficacy: A Replication After Thirty Years, AIS Transactions on Replication Research. Forthcoming.
- Torres, C. I., Crossler, R. E., Johnson, R.D., 2022, Legitimacy, and Personal Values: The Mediating Role of Legitimacy Perceptions in Information Security Policy Compliance. Proceedings of the 2022 IFIP 8.11/11.13 Dewald Roode Information Security Research Workshop. IFIP WG8.11/11.13 Dewald Roode Workshop on Information Security, Denver, Colorado, October 7-8, 2022
- Crossler, R. E., Bélanger, F., Torres, C. I., Johnston, A. C., Warkentin, M., 2021, Understanding Unstable Information Systems Phenomena: A Punctuated Equilibrium Perspective, HICSS 2021 Proceedings. 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 5-8, 2021.
- Torres, C.I., Crossler, R.E., 2019, Rhetorical Appeals and Legitimacy Perceptions: How to Induce Information Security Policy Compliance. Proceedings of the 14th Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy. Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP), Munich, Germany, December 15, 2019.
- Torres, C. I., Crossler, R. E., 2019 Information Security Compliance: A Complete Values View, AMCIS 2019 Proceedings. America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Cancun, Mexico, August 15-17, 2019.