Mostafa Mesgari joined LMU in fall 2019 as an assistant professor of information systems and business analytics. Mostafa received his Ph.D. in business administration from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, in 2016. He served as assistant professor of information systems at Elon University, North Carolina. His research interests include data analytics, open communities, and human-computer interaction. He explores novel data-driven methodologies to study the socio-technical aspects of information systems in organizations. His work has appeared in leading outlets including European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, and Information Processing & Management. Before entering academia, he worked as a computer systems analyst.