R.B. Pamplin Professor and Tom & Daisy Byrd Senior Faculty Fellow
France Bélanger is the R. B. Pamplin Professor and the Tom & Daisy Byrd Senior Faculty Fellow in the department of Accounting & Information Systems in the Pamplin College of Business, an Affiliate Faculty in the Center for Gerontology, and a Senior Scholar at the Institute for Society, Culture, and the Environment at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on digital interactions between individuals, businesses, and governments and the related information security and privacy issues. Dr. Bélanger’s award winning work has been published in leading IS journals, including Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, European Journal for Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, various IEEE Transactions, and many others. She received the 2008 IEEE Education Society Research Award, the 2008 Hoeber Research Excellence Award, and the 2013 INFORMS Design Science Award for Outstanding Research Stream. Dr. Bélanger is or has been Senior Editor for the Journal of the Association for information Systems, Guest Senior Editor and Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly, Associate Editor for Information Systems Research, Guest Editor for Information Systems Journal, and Associate Editor for a number of other journals. Her work has been funded by several agencies, corporations and research centers, including the National Science Foundation. She was named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in 2006 (Portugal) and Erskine Visiting Fellow in 2009 (New Zealand). She is a visiting professor at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.