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Kit Scott, Ph.D.

Kit Scott

Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Students, Clinical Associate Professor • (208) 426-1142 • Mail Stop: 1600
Office Number: MBEB 3136

Dr. Kit Scott joined the faculty of the Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management at Boise State University in 2011. In 2019, Scott began work COBE administration as associate dean of academic programs and students. He earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Idaho, and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Washington State University. Dr. Scott’s teaching interests are in project management, programming languages, and systems analysis and design, and his research interests focus on computer-mediated communication (knowledge transfer, social computing, and e-commerce within virtual worlds), and trust in innovation and adoption.


2008 – Washington State University. Ph.D. Business Administration-Management Information Systems; 2003 – University of Idaho. B.S. Psychology

Teaching Areas

Systems Planning and Analysis; Project Management; Programming

Featured Publications

Lee, M. T. & Scott, K. (Forthcoming) “Leveraging IT Resources, Embeddedness, and Dependence: A Supplier’s Perspective on Appropriating Benefits with Powerful Buyers,” Information and Management.

Scott, C. L. & Sarker, S. (2010) “Examining the Role of the Communication Channel Interface and Recipient Characteristics on Knowledge Internalization: A Pragmatist View,” IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 53(2), 116-131;

Scott, C. L., with Joshi, K. D., Fuller, M. A., and MacIndoe, K. M. (2009) “More than a Bumper Sticker: The Factors Influencing Information Systems Career Choices.” Communications of the AIS, Vol. 24, Article 2, pp. 7-26.;

Scott, C. L., with M. Fuller and A. Hardin. (2007), “Diffusion of Virtual Innovation.” The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, 38(4), 40-44. (All authors contributed equally).


Doctoral Consortium: Academy of Management Division of Organizational Communication and Information Systems (OCIS 2007), Philadelphia, PA.;

Doctoral Consortium: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, CO.;

Best Paper Award, Pre-ICIS SIGHCI Workshop. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, December 2006