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JIS Study Honors Accounting Professor Dr. David Hayes


Accounting professor David HayesThe Journal of Information Systems, a premier academic journal in the field of Accounting Information Systems, has recently published an article that recognizes the scholarly contributions made by JMU accounting professor Dr. David Hayes. 

The article, “Ranking Faculties, Ph.D. Programs, Individual Scholars, and Influential Articles in Accounting Information Systems, Based on Citations to Publications in the Journal of Information Systems,” details an analysis of JIS publications during its 25-year existence. The authors of the article, Daryl M. Guffrey and Nancy L. Harp of Clemson University, categorized the most cited articles as well as the most cited authors and their institutions. 

According to the study, JMU Accounting professor Dr. David Hayes is the second most cited author in JIS since its creation. In addition, Hayes wrote the second most widely cited article, a publication that has over 202 citations, and he also wrote the 6th most widely cited article. 

Of articles published between 1994 and 2001, Hayes is the author of the first and second most widely cited articles.  

Thanks to Hayes publishing efforts, JMU is ranked 8th in total citations per author, 9th in total citations per year, and 5th in the overall number of citations of articles published in JIS since its creation. 

The College of Business applauds Hayes for his steadfast dedication to producing worthy scholarship.