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Dr Efpraxia Zamani



Doctor in the Business School


Dr. Efpraxia D. Zamani is an Associate Professor of Information Systems. Before joining Durham University Business School, Efpraxia was a Senior Lecturer at the Information School, University of Sheffield (UK).

Her research interests are found at the intersection of organizational and social aspects of Information Systems, with an emphasis on how Information Technology shapes and is being shaped in practice. Her work has appeared in the Information Systems Journal, the Journal of Information Technology, Government Information Quarterly, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change, among others, and she has presented her work in numerous conferences.

Her doctoral studies (2010-2014) at the Department of Management Science and Technology, AUEB (Greece) have been supported by the Herakleitos II PhD Fellowship by the Education and Lifelong Learning Operational Programme (NSRF 2007 – 2013), co-financed by the European Social Fund.

Research interests

  • Digital poverty and digital inequalities
  • Making sense of emerging technologies
  • Information Systems and Technology in the workplace

Esteem Indicators

  • 2024: Co-Chair of the AIS Women's Network College:
  • 2024: Vice President of the UK Academy for Information Systems :
  • 2023: Editorial Board member at the Information Technology for Development (ITD) journal:
  • 2022: Associate Editor at European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS):
  • 2022: British Academy of Management – Peer Review College :
  • 2021: Senior Editor at Information Technology & People (ITP) journal:
  • 2021: Co-ordinating Editor at Information Systems Frontiers journal:
  • 2021: Award for Outstanding Contribution as Track Chair (AI in IS Research and Practice) – 29th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2021):
  • 2021: Runner Up for the SIG GTM Best Paper Award (Grounded Theory Methodology Special Interest Group of the Association for Information Systems) for the paper: - “Generative mechanisms of workarounds, discontinuance and reframing: a study of negative disconfirmation with consumerised IT”:
  • 2013: Best Paper Award for the paper A Sensemaking Approach to Tablet Users’ Accommodating Practices, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS):


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