Editorial Team

Editor: Ben Kei Daniel


Ben Kei Daniel, PhD, SMIEEE, is Professor of Research Methodologies and Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED). He is the Head of the Department of Higher Education Development Centre at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He teaches Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED), Research Methods (Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods), and Educational Technology. Ben earned a joint PhD in Educational Technology and Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED) from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. His research focuses on the design, development, and effectiveness of advanced learning technologies using Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques. Ben also studies effective approaches to teaching postgraduate students and faculty research methods. He has contributed valuable knowledge to the pedagogy of research methods, aiding students, researchers, and scientists in achieving reliable, valid, and trustworthy research outcomes. Ben holds professional memberships with various associations, including the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER), the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), UK—Pedagogy Network, the Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching (CAULLT), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the International Society for Artificial Intelligence in Education (IAIED). Additionally, he is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest professional body for the engineering and technology community.

Editorial Board


Associate Editor Dr Martin Rich is Senior Lecturer in Information Management and Course Director for the BSc in Business Management at Cass Business School. His research interests focus on management education and how it can adapt to the requirements of a changing world. He has many years’ experience of the use of new technology within a business school and of incorporating innovative approaches to learning and he is interested in how students can develop their skills as independent learners and researchers.



Associate Editor Professor Anthony Mitchell PhD, DIC, MSc, BSc, CEng, FIET, FHEA is Professor of Operations Management at Ashridge Executive Education, Hult International Business School and a visiting fellow at Southampton University Business School. Following an early career in industry and Consulting he spent 27 years at Ashridge Business School as a senior member of faculty including MBA director and director of postgraduate projects. Anthony has held visiting roles at Monash, Otago, EIPM, RSM and Strathclyde Business school and now has an adjunct role at Ashridge. He has taught and published in the fields of operations, continuous improvement, supply chain, strategic management and eLearning. His research interests include multinational organisations, globalisation, the role of outsourcing and offshoring, and mixed methods research methodologies.



Associate Editor Dr Ana Azevedo holds a PhD in Information Systems and Technologies from the University of Minho, Portugal. She is an integrated member of the CEOS.PP research center and was member of its Directive Board. She is a senior lecture in the Information Systems Department, School of Business, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal teaching courses on Analytics, Business Intelligence, Research Methodologies, and E-Commerce, and is member of the Scientific Board of the Master in E-Business. She has published articles in both journals and conference proceedings, and she collaborates in the editorial teams of several journals. She has served as chair for several conferences as well as special sessions in conferences. She has been guest editor for a number of books and special journals issues. She regularly participates as a member of the program committee for conferences and is a regular reviewer for journals and conferences.



Associate Editor Dr Deepak Saxena is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani (India). He is a former research fellow with Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) from where he also obtained his PhD in Business. Over the last decade, much of his research has featured the use of case studies as a research methodology. He has published his research and teaching cases in journals indexed with Scopus and SCI - Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, Irish Journal of Management, and Journal of Information Science, to name a few.



Associate Editor Dr. Robert M.X. Wu holds a PhD in Information Systems and E-commerce and is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Dr.Wu is also a reputation consulting expert in leading interdisciplinary industry-focused research projects. He has successfully led more than ten larger international industry-focused research projects involving a Fortune Global 500 company, international universities, local governments, state governments, and industry partners. He serves over seven SCImago Q1 and A in Australian Business Deans Council (ABCD) listed Journals as a journal reviewer and special issue editor. He was awarded "Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing" by a Q1 journal. He was also appointed as Distinguished Professor at China University. Dr.Wu has published more than 60 research-backed journal papers, two books, and four chapters in the book. His research interests predominantly focus on the Information Systems discipline in digital processing visualization, digital transformation, business analytics, e-commerce/e-Business, business information systems (BIS), business intelligence (BI), and mobile Health (m-health).



Associate Editor Dr Vincent CS Lee PhD, Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Faculty of IT, Monash University, Melbourne in Australia, is a Senior Member, IEEE and member, FINSIA. His core research skills are on quantitative-based Adaptive Learning and Adaptive Inferencing. He is known for his theoretical and applied work spanning multi-disciplinary research field across IT, Digital Health, Signal/Image and Information Processing, Finance Engineering, Educational Data Mining, Explainable AI, Deep ML, Computer Vision, and Value-creating Autonomous Systems. He has served on several IEEE/ACM Scientific Boards, and is a journal reviewer and special issue editor. He published extensively in SCImago Q1 Journals: IEEE TSP, IEEE TKDE, Acc&Fin, Expert Systems with Applications, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, and Automation-in-Construction, NeuroComputing, EJOR, IEEE S&P, etc.


Reviewer Committee

  • Dr Frederick Ahwireng-Obeng, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Mashal Alqudah, Institute of Public administration, Saudi Arabia
  • Nourah Alshaghdali, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia
  • Adrianela Angeles, Anahuac University, Mexico
  • Dr Murugesh Arunachalam, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Professor Joan Ballantine, Ulster University, UK
  • Julie Béliveau Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Marc Betton, University of Bath, UK
  • Dr Milena Bobeva, Bournemouth University, UK
  • Myrtle Bowles, UCL, UK
  • Lars Bækgaard, Aarhus University, Demark
  • Marian Carcary, Mary Immaculate College, Ireland
  • Dr Vincent Cassar, University of Malta, Malta
  • Oben Ceryan, City, University of London, UK
  • Professor Jennifer Kim Lian Chan, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
  • Carmen Clayton, Leeds Trinity University, UK
  • Brian Dempsey, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Philip Dover, Babson College, USA
  • Professor Charmaine Du Plessis, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood, Florida International University, USA
  • Liu Gang, Harbin Engineering University, China
  • Susan Geringer, California State University, Fresno, USA
  • Ken Grant, Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada
  • Gholamreza Haffari, Monash University, Australia
  • Colene Hind, University of South Africa, School of Business Leadership, South Africa
  • Grant Howard, University of South Africa (Unisa), South Africa
  • Dr Mirjami Ikonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Professor Yusniza Kamarulzaman, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Helena Karjalainen, EM Normandie, France
  • Dr Felicity Kelliher, South East Technological University, Ireland
  • Dr Cyril Kirwan, Cyril Kirwan & Associates, Ltd., Ireland
  • Jesuk Ko, Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA), Plurinational State of Bolivia
  • Professor Mortaza Kokabi, Shaheed Chamran Univ. (formerly), Iran
  • Associate Professor Ermelinda Kordha Tolica, University if Tirana, Albania
  • Branka Krivokapic-Skoko, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Professor Eurico Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Paula Lopes, Instituto Superior de Gestão, Portugal
  • Dr Ann-Kristina Løkke, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Mabel Julia Mabalane, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Anastacia Mamabolo, The Gordon Institute of Business Science, South Africa
  • Professor Brian McArthur, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Mohd Shamsuri Md Saad, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM), Malaysia
  • John Mendy, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Stanislava Mildeova, University of Finance and Administration, Czechia
  • Marcia Mkansi , University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Hossein Moghimi, University of Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Mr Dennis Murekachiro, Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe
  • Osikhuemhe Okwilagwe, Bournemouth University, UK
  • George Onatu, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Obinna Ozumba, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Dr Kesseven Padachi, University of Technology, Mauritius, Mauritius
  • Stamatis Papadakis, University of Crete, Greece
  • Dr Marija Pavkov, Ekopid d.o.o., Croatia
  • Sojen Pradhan, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Manduth Ramchander, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • Dr Colin Reddy, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr Dora Rizzuto, Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Argentina
  • Rosa Rodrigues, Instituto Superior de Gestão, Portugal
  • Dr Fernando Romero, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Ivan Russo, University of Verona, Italy
  • Emanuel Said, University of Malta, Malta
  • Mark Saunders, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Ousanee Sawagvudcharee, Thailand
  • Elena Serova, HSE University, Russian Federation
  • Javeria Shabbir, NUML, Pakistan
  • Shawren Singh, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Professor Chandranshu Sinha, University of Allahabad, India
  • Mukasa Stanley, South Africa
  • Ramayah T., Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr Will Thomas, University of Suffolk, UK
  • Mabora Thupana, South Africa
  • Mark Toleman, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Mr Ian Ulyatt, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Miguel Varela, ISG, Portugal
  • Carin Venter, IESEG School of Management, Lille, France
  • Ludmiła Walaszczyk, Government of Poland,  Poland
  • Ligita Zailskaite-Jakste, Kaunas University, Lithunania
  • Atefeh Zolfaghari, Islamic Republic of Iran

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