Ross Malaga is a Professor in the Department of Information Management & Business Analytics. He teaches courses in electronic commerce, Web development, management information systems, and emerging information technologies. Dr. Malaga has over 20 years of experience in the information technology field as a consultant, educator, and serial entrepreneur. He is a sought after consultant, speaker, and expert legal witness in the areas of search engine optimization (SEO) and Internet marketing. Dr. Malaga's academic research focuses on SEO, trust and privacy online, Web 2.0, and teaching in hybrid and online environments. His research has appeared in prestigious journals such as Communications of the ACM, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. He currently serves on the editorial review boards of Information Resources Management Journal, the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations and the International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning.
Prior to joining the faculty at Montclair State University, Dr. Malaga served as a Teaching Professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, as an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and as an Instructor in the School of Management at George Mason University. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Information Technology and Engineering at George Mason University in 1998.
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