Publications

Journal Articles

Payton, F.C., Kvasny, L. and Pinter, A. (2018). "(Text)Mining Microaggressions Literature: Implications Impacting Black Computing Faculty", Journal of Negro Education, Innovations in African American Educational Research: A Special Issue Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois’ Birth, Vol. 87, No 3, pp. 217-229.

Payton, F.C., Kvasny, L. and Pinter, A. (2018). "Manifesting Its Ugly Roots: Text Mining Mental Health Literature and College Students", JMIR Mental Health, Vol. 5, No. 4, e10032. [https:// mental.jmir.org/2018/4/e10032/]

Trauth, E., Joshi, K.D., and Kvasny, L. (2018). "Editorial: Special Issue on Social Inclusion", Information Systems Journal, Vol. 28, No. 6, 989-994.

Kvasny, L. and Payton, F.C. (2018). "Managing Hypervisibility in the HIV Prevention Information Seeking Practices of Black Female College Students", Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 69, No. 6, pp. 798-806.
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Eikey, E.V., Reddy, M.C., Booth, K., Kvasny, L., Blair, J., Li, V., and Poole, E.S. (2017). "How Weight Loss Apps Impact Users with Eating Disorders: An Exploratory Qualitative Study of Users' Perspectives", Journal of Medical Internet Research, Vol. 5, No. 10, e150.
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Payton, F.C. and Kvasny, L. (2017). "Online HIV Awareness and Technology Affordance Benefits for Black Female Collegians - Maybe Not: The Case of Stigma", Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 1121 - 1126.
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Trauth, E., Cain, C., Joshi, K.D., Kvasny, L. and Booth, K. (2017). "The Influence of Gender-Ethnic Intersectionality on Gender Stereotypes about IT Skills and Knowledge", The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 48(2):21-34.
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Payton, F., Kvasny, L. and Kiwanuka-Tondo, J. (2014). "Black Female College Students' Health Information Needs in the Context of HIV Prevention", Internet Research, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 520-543.
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Lee, R. and Kvasny, L. (2014). "Understanding the Role of Social Media in Online Health: A Global Perspective on Online Social Support", First Monday, Vol. 19, No. 1-6.
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Ngamassi Tchouakeu, L.M., Maitland, C., Tapia, A. and Kvasny, L. (2013). "Humanitarian Inter-organizational Collaboration Network: Investigating the Impact of Network Structure and Information and Communication Technology on Organization Performance", International Journal of Services Technology and Management, Vol. 19, No. 1/2/3, pp. 19-43.

Hsieh, JJ., Keil, M., Holmstrom, J. and Kvasny, L. (2012). "The Bumpy Road to Universal Access: An Actor-Network Analysis of a US Municipal Broadband Internet Initiative", The Information Society, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 264-283.
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Payton, F. and Kvasny, L. (2012). "The Underground Railroad of Information: Black Bloggers and the Jena 6", Information Technology and People, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 81-102.
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Bhattacharya, M., Petrick, I., Mullen, T., Kvasny, L. (2011). Delphi Study of RFID Applicable Business Processes and Value Chain Activities in Retail. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, North America, 6, Jul. 2011.

Kvasny, L. and Lee, R. (2011). “E-Government Services for Faith-Based Organizations: Bridging the Organizational Divide”, Government Information Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 66-73.
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Tapia, A., Kvasny, L. and Ortiz, J. (2011). "A Critical Discourse Analysis of Three US Municipal Wireless Network Initiatives for Enhancing Social Inclusion", Telematics and Informatics, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 215-226.
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Brock, A., Kvasny, L. and Hales, K. (2010). "Cultural Appropriations of Technical Capital: Black Women, Weblogs, and the Digital Divide", Information, Communication and Society Special Issue on Technical Capital and Social Inequalities, Vol. 13, No. 7, pp. 1040-1062.
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Longe, O., Osofisan, A., Kvasny, L., Jones, C. and Nchise, A. (2010). "Towards A Real-Time Response (RTR) Model for Policing the Cyberspace", Information Technology in Developing Countries, Vol. 20, No. 3.

Warren, J., Kvasny, L., Hecht, M., Okuyemi, K., and Ahluwalia, J. (2010). "Barriers, control and identity in health information seeking among African American women", Journal of Health Disparities and Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 68-90.

Warren, J., Jung, E., Hecht, M., Kvasny, L., and Henderson, M. (2010). "Ethnic and Class-Based Identities on the World Wide Web: Moderating the Effects of Information Seeking/Finding and Internet Self Efficacy", Communication Research, Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 674-702.
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Book Chapters

Payton, F.C. and Yarger, L. (forthcoming). “Online Health Information Seeking: Recasting Access and Digital Equity”, In Tan, F. And Philip, O. (Eds.), Adaptive HMIS, Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning.

Kvasny, L. (2019). “Online Social Support for Foster Care Youths Transitioning to College and Adulthood”, In Goldkind, L., Wolf, L., and Freddolino, P. (Eds.), Digital Social Work: Tools for Practice with Individuals, Organizations, and Communities, (pp. 72-89), New York: Oxford University Press.

Kvasny, L. and Payton, F.C. (2018). “African American Youths Tumbling Towards Academic Excellence”, In Tierney, W., Corwin, Z. and Ochsner, A. (Eds.), Digital Equity and Educational Opportunity, (pp. 151-172), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Kvasny L., Trauth, E. and Joshi, K.D. (2016). “The Role of HBCUs in Preparing African American Males for Careers in Information Technology”, In Prince, C. and Ford, R. (Eds.), Setting a New Agenda for Student Engagement and Retention in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (pp. 234-250), Hershey: IGI Global.

Kvasny, L. (2013). “The Digital Divide: Its Continued Relevance”, In D. Straub and R. Welke (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Management Information Systems in the Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, Vol. 7, 3rd Edition, (pp. 1-7), Cary L. Cooper, Editor-in-Chief, Chichester: Wiley.

Kvasny, L., Payton, F.C. and Hales, K. (2010). "Social Activism in the ‘Blackosphere’: The Jena 6 Case", In J. Park and E.G. Abels (Eds.), Interpersonal Relations and Social Patterns in Communication Technologies: Discourse Norms, Language Structures and Cultural Variables, (pp. 18-31), Hershey: IGI Global.

Conference Proceedings

Joshi, K.D., Kvasny, L, Unnikrishnan, P. and Trauth, E. (2016). “How Do Black Men Succeed in Information Technology Careers? The Effects of Cultural, Economic, Social, Symbolic, and Technical Capitals”, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kauai, Hawaii, January 5-8, pp. 4729-4738.

Fuller, K., Kvasny, L., Trauth, E. and Joshi, K. D. (2015). “Understanding Career Choice of African American Men Majoring in Information Technology”, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMIS/CPR Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June 4-6, pp.41-48.

Kvasny, L., Joshi, K. D. and Trauth, E. (2015). “Understanding Black Males’ IT Career Choices”, iConference 2015, Newport Beach, CA, March 24-27. [ Most Interesting Preliminary Results Award ]

Wright, B., Borders, L. and Kvasny, L. (2013) “The Factors that Encourage Consumer Involvement in Company Social Media Outlets”, Atlantic Marketing Association 2013 Conference Proceedings, A. L. Borders and L. Kvasny (Eds.), Nashville, TN.

Joshi, K.D., Trauth, E., Kvasny, L. and McPherson, S. (2013). “Exploring the Differences among IT Majors and Non-Majors: Modeling the Effects of Gender Role Congruity, Individual Identity, and IT Self- Efficacy on IT Career Choices”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy, December 15-18.

Chong, J. and Kvasny, L. (2012). “Theoretical Approaches to Public Health: Women and HIV”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, MI/HAS Joint Session: Designing Web and Social Media Experiences to Address Health Disparities, Phoenix, AZ, October 14-17.

Payton, F.C., Kiwanuka-Tondo, J. and Kvasny, L. (2012). “Black Female Voices: Designing an HIV Information Artifact”, 4th International Conference on the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Taylor and Francis Group Publisher, San Francisco, CA.

Trauth, E., Cain, C., Joshi, K. D., Kvasny, L. and K. Booth, (2012). "The Future of Gender and IT Research: Embracing Intersectionality", Proceedings of the ACM SIGMIS/CPR Conference, Milwaukee, WI, May 31-June 2.

Trauth, E., Cain, C., Joshi, K.D., Kvasny, L. and Booth, K. (2012). "Understanding Underrepresentation in IT through Intersectionality", iConference 2012, Toronto, Canada, February 7-10.

Kvasny, L., Joshi, K.D. and Trauth, E. (2011). "The Influence of Self-Efficacy, Gender Stereotypes and the Importance of IT Skills on College Students’ Intentions to Pursue IT Careers", iConference 2011, Seattle, WA, February 8-11.

Joshi, K. D., Kvasny, L., McPherson, S., Trauth, E., Kulturel, S. and Mahar, J. (2010). “Choosing IT as a Career: Exploring the Role of Self-Efficacy and Perceived Importance of IT Skills”, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Saint Louis, MO, December 12-15.

Trauth, E., Joshi, K.D., Kvasny, L., Chong, J., Kulturel, S. and Mahar, J. (2010). “Millennials and Masculinity: A Shifting Tide of Gender Typing of ICT?”, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Lima, Peru, August 12-15.

Hales, K. and Kvasny, L. (2010). “Identity (Re)evaluation in Cyberspace”, 2010 International Conference on ICT for Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon, March 25-28. [ Best Paper Award ]