Kexin Zhao joined the Belk College of Business in 2007. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include the economics of information systems, development and adoption of e-business standards, and game theory in information management. Dr. Zhao has published papers in leading information system journals, such as the Journal of Management Informations Systems, Decision Support Systems, and Electronic Markets. Her teaching interests include management information systems, business application development, and IT auditing and control.