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Sarbottam Bhagat, Ph.D.

Professional portrait of Sarbottam Bhagat
  • Assistant Professor
  • Business Communication and Information Systems
  • College of Business

Teaching Interests
  • Management Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Security Management
  • Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • Applied Business Statistics
Research and Creative Activities
  • Social Media Usage Behavior
  • Online Information Disclosure and Privacy
  • Fake News on Internet
  • Game Addiction
  • Information Security
  • Adoption and Diffusion of Emerging Technologies
  • Ph.D. in Business Computer Information Systems, 2021 | University of North Texas (UNT) | Denton, TX
  • Master of Business Administration, 2016 | Washburn University | Topeka, KS
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, 2014 | Tribhuvan University | Kathmandu, Nepal
Published Research

Refereed Journal Articles (Published): 

  1. Bhagat, S., & Kim, D. J. (2024). Explicating Geo-Tagging Behavior on Social Media: Role of Interpersonal Competence, Self-Regulation, Online Affiliation, and Privacy Calculus. ACM SIGMIS Database: the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems55(1), 12-34.
  2. Bhagat, S., & Kim, D. J. (2022). Examining users’ news sharing behaviour on social media: role of perception of online civic engagement and dual social influences. Behaviour & Information Technology, 1–22.
  3. Bhagat, S., & Kim, D. J. (2020). Higher Education Amidst COVID-19: Challenges and Silver Lining. Information Systems Management, 37(4), 366–371.
  4. Bhagat, S., Jeong, E. J., & Kim, D. J. (2020). The Role of Individuals’ Need for Online Social Interactions and Interpersonal Incompetence in Digital Game Addiction. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 36(5), 449–463.

Refereed Conference Proceedings: 

  1. Bhagat, S., Williams, J., Jozani, M., & Aleroud, A. (2022). Conceptualizing Information Quality in Online Health Forums. AMCIS 2022 Proceedings. [Nominated for the Best AMCIS 2022 Top 25% Papers]
  2. Kim, K., & Bhagat, S. (2022). Care to Share Your Personal Information?. AMCIS 2022 Proceedings.
  3. Bhagat, S., & Pravin, D. P. (2021). Cybersecurity Awareness and Adaptive Responses Among College Students. AMCIS 2021 Proceedings.
  4. Bhagat, S., Kim, K., & Guerra, K. (2020). BYOD Security Policy Compliance: Role of Policy Awareness, Organizational Culture and Social Controls. AMCIS 2020 Proceedings.
  5. Bhagat, S., Kim, D. J., & Parrish, J. (2020). Disinformation in Social Media: Role of Dark Triad Personality Traits and Self-Regulation. AMCIS 2020 Proceedings.
  6. Koohikamali, M., Bhagat, S., & Kim, D. J. (2019). US Census Block Groups and Location Sharing Behavior: Prospect of Data Breaches. Bright Internet Global Summit (BIGS), Munich, Germany, December 18, 2019
  7. Bhagat, S. (2020). Predicting Online News Popularity: Analysis of Articles Published Online. Southwest Decision Sciences Annual Meeting
  8. Kim, K., Guerra, K., & Bhagat, S. (2019). What IT Factors Increase Productivity? AMCIS 2019 Proceedings.
  9. Kim, K., Bhagat, S., & Guerra, K., (2019). When Do Users Begin to Worry About Privacy? AMCIS 2019 Proceedings.
  10. Bhagat, S., & Kim, K. (2019). Towards Integrating Blockchain and Digital Governance Structure in Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC). AMCIS 2019 Proceedings.
  11. David, A., Mamun, M. R., Bhagat, S., Peak, D., Prybutok, V. R. (2019). Evaluating the Quality of Hedonic and Functional Mobile Augmented Reality Apps. Southwest Decision Sciences Annual Meeting
  12. Bhagat, S., & Kim, D.J. (2018). Self-Esteem, Need for Online Affiliation, Privacy Calculus and Geo-Tagging Behavior. ICIS 2018 Proceedings.
  13. Bhagat, S., & Kim, D. J. (2018). The Role of Individuals’ Need for Online Social Interactions and Interpersonal Incompetence in Digital Game Addiction. AMCIS 2018 Proceedings
  14. Bhagat, S., & Parrish, J. (2018). Examining the Role of Information Quality, Personal/Social Relevance, Current Events Expertise in News Sharing on Social Media. AMCIS 2018 Proceedings.
Professional Memberships
  • Member of Association for Computing Machinery, 2022 - present
  • Member of Decision Sciences Institute, 2019-present
  • Member of Association for Information Systems, 2017-present
  • Member of Beta Gamma Sigma (Honors Society), 2017 – present