Thomas Mattson

Assistant Professor of Management


Tom Mattson earned his Ph.D. in International Management from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His research focuses on social interactions in electronic networks of practice, virtual communities of practice and other electronic social structures. Prior to earning his Ph.D., he worked as a technology and management consultant on a variety of applications for firms in the consumer packaged goods, accounting and financial industries.





Selected Publications


Aurigemma, S., Mattson, T. (2017). Privilege or Procedure: Evaluating the Effect of Employee Status on Intent to Comply with Socially Interactive Information Security Threats and Controls. Computers & Security, 66(1): 218-234.

Mattson, T. (2017). Noise or Quality? Cross-Nested Hierarchical Effects of Culture on Online Ratings. Communications of the Association for Information Systems. 40(1), Article 25.

Vaast, E., Davidson, E. J., and Mattson, T. 2013. Talking about Technology: The Emergence of a New Actor Category Through New Media, MIS Quarterly, 37(4): pp. 1069-1092.


Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa 2013
International Management

M.B.A., University at Albany, SUNY 2001

B.A., George Washington University 1997
Political Communications

Contact Information

381 Queally
(804) 287-6895
(804) 289-8878 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Electronic Networks of Practice
Feedback Systems
Management Information Systems
Social Media