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Yun Wan

Yun Wan, Ph.D.

Chair of Computer & Information Sciences Department
Professor of Computer Information Systems


Phone: (361) 485-4992

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Dr. Wan joined the University of Houston Victoria in 2004. His current research includes electronic commerce and information systems in STEM education. His other research includes text analytics, decision support systems, and enterprise systems development. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). He serves as senior editor for Electronic Markets and an editorial board member for several journals, such as the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Wan, Y., Nakayama, M., Blodgett, J., & Qin, J. (2023). “Online Service Sentiments in Transformative Society: A Cross-Cultural Analysis.Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 24(3), 240-252

Wan, Y., Akpan, E. & Guo, H. (2022). “The Cultural Influence of Control Sharing in Autonomous Driving.” International Journal of Technoethics 13(1), 1-13

Krishnan, K., & Wan, Y. (2021). The detection of fake reviews in bestselling books: exploration and findings. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 19(4), 64–79.

Nakayama, M., & Wan, Y. (2021). A quick bite and instant gratification: A simulated experiment on consumer review information foraging behavior. Information Processing & Management, 58(1), 1–15.

Wan, Y., & Zhu, Q. (2020). The IT Challenges in Disaster Relief: What We Learned From Hurricane Harvey. IT Professional, 22(6), 52–58.

Nakayama, M., & Wan, Y. (2019). The cultural impact on social commerce: A sentiment analysis on Yelp ethnic restaurant reviews. Information & Management, 56(2), 271–279.

Nakayama, M., & Wan, Y. (2018). Is culture of origin associated with more expressions? An analysis of Yelp reviews on Japanese restaurants. Tourism Management, 66, 329–338.

Wan, Y. (2015). The Matthew Effect in social commerce: The case of online review helpfulness. Electronic Markets, 25(4), 313–324.

Peng, G., Wan, Y., & Woodlock, P. (2013). Network ties and the success of open source software development. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 22(4), 269–281.

Wan, Y., & Nakayama, M. (2014). The Reliability of Online Review Helpfulness. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 15(3), 179–189.

Wan, Y., & Peng, G. (2010). What’s Next for Shopbots? IEEE Computer, 43(5), 20–26.

Wan, Y., Kumar, V., & Bukhari, A. (2008). Will the overseas expansion of facebook succeed? IEEE Internet Computing, 12(3), 69–73.

Wan, Y., Menon, S., & Ramaprasad, A. (2007). A classification of product comparison agents. Communications of the ACM, 50(8), 65–71.