Dr. Tanya Beaulieu, Ph.D.

Tanya Beaulieu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Dr. Beaulieu received her PhD from Washington State University in Management Information Systems.  Her research interests include communication in online communities, crowdfunding, and entrepreneur’s use of technology.  She has published in outlets such as MIS Quarterly, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and the Journal of Computer Information Systems, as well as proceedings such as the International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS). She previously served as the Managing Editor of theJournal of the Association for Information Systems(JAIS), and is currently serving as an Associate Editor for Communications of the Association for Information Systems.  Prior to her PhD, Dr. Beaulieu owned a software development and consulting firm specializing in custom software development for large enterprise systems.

 

Phone

207-581-1949

Email

tanya.beaulieu@maine.edu

Address

University of Maine
Maine Business School
5723 DP Corbett Business Building, Room 317
Orono, ME 04469-5723

Education

PhD, Washington State University (2015)

Teaching

BUA 235: Information Systems and Technology for Business

CV [link to CV]

Publications

Mills, R., Beaulieu, T., Feldon, D., Olsen, D. (forthcoming). “Implications of Pre-Lecture Material on Cognitive Load and Instructional Effectiveness in Cross-Disciplinary IS Education: The Nexus of Benford’s Law and SQL,” Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education.

Sarker, S., Xiao, X., Beaulieu, T., Lee, A.S. 2018. “Learning from First-Generation Qualitative Approaches in the IS Discipline: An Evolutionary View and Some Implications for Authors and Evaluators (Part 2/2),” Journal of the Association for Information Systems(19:9), pp. 909-923.

Sarker, S., Xiao, X., Beaulieu, T., Lee, A.S. 2018. “Learning from First-Generation Qualitative Approaches in the IS Discipline: An Evolutionary View and Some Implications for Authors and Evaluators (Part 1/2),” Journal of the Association for Information Systems(19:8), pp. 752-774.

Mills, R., Beaulieu, T., Johnson, J. 2017. “Using SQL as a Theory of Planned Behavior Moderator to Examine Curriculum-Oriented and Promotional IS Enrollment Strategies,” Journal of Computer Information Systems(57:4), pp. 299-308.

Beaulieu, T., Dupin-Bryant, P., Olsen, D. 2017. “Dynamic SQL Knowledge as a Mechanism for Increasing Individual Absorptive Capacity,” International Journal of Management & Information Systems.

Mills, R., Dupin-Bryant, P., Johnson, J., Beaulieu, T. 2016. “Examining Learning Styles and Perceived Benefits of Analogical Problem Construction on SQL Knowledge Acquisition,” Journal of Information Systems Education(26:3), pp. 203-218.

Beaulieu, T., Sarker, S., Sarker, S. 2015. “A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Crowdfunding,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems (37:1), pp. 1-31.

Beaulieu, T., Martin, T., Sarker, S., and Bjørn-Andersen, N. 2015. “Confronting, Confirming, and Dispelling Myths Surrounding ERP-in-the-Cloud: From Iron Cage to Agility,”AIS Transactions on Enterprise Systems (2:1), pp. 2-16.

Sarker, S., Xiao, X., and Beaulieu, T. 2013. “Guest Editorial: Qualitative Studies in Information Systems: A Critical Review and Some Guiding Principles,” MIS Quarterly(37:4), pp. iii-xviii.

Refereed Conferences Proceedings & Conference Panels

Bharati, P., Davidson, E., Beaulieu, T., Syed, R. “At the Interface of Social Media Analytics, Big Data and Social Movements: Research Challenges,” Symbosium presented at the 2017 Academy of Management Meeting (August 4-8), Atlanta, Georgia.

Olsen, D. Watterson-Balls, T., Beaulieu, T. 2017. “The Gig Economy Viewed Through an IS Lens: Evolutionary or Revolutionary?” Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Confernce.

Beaulieu, T., Dupin-Bryant, P., Olsen, D. 2016. “Increasing Individual Absorptive Capacity by Teaching Dynamic SQL,” Presented at the International Academic Conference on Business, Maui, Hawaii. Paper received 2ndPlace Conference Award.

Beaulieu, T., Sarker, S., Sarker, S. 2015.Analyzing Online Discourse: Some Theoretical Ideas and a Visualization Approach,” Presented at the Thirty-Sixth International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Fort Worth, TX.

Beaulieu, T., Sarker, S. 2013. “Discursive Meaning Creation in Crowdfunding: A Socio-material Perspective,” Presented at the Thirty-Fourth International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy.

Sarker, S., Xiao, X., and Beaulieu, T. 2012. “Toward an Anatomy of ‘Successful’ Qualitative Research Manuscripts in IS: A Critical Review and Some Recommendations,” Paper presented at the Thirty-Third International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Orlando, FL.

Beaulieu, T. 2001. “Effective Use of IT Resources,” Paper presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Pocatello, ID.

Invited Publications and Presentations

Beaulieu, T. 2017. “Visualizing Computer-Mediated Conversations through Communication Action Maps (CAM),” Invited presentation at the Sequences, Traces, & Time: Building a research community workshop, sponsored by the Center for Business & Social Analytics, Michigan State University.

Beaulieu, T. 2015. “Analyzing Trouble in Crowdfunding: A Discursive Perspective,” Paper presented at the JAIS Theory Development Workshop, Fort Worth, TX.