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Dr Stan Karanasios

Position: Senior Research Fellow
College / Portfolio: Business
School / Department: Business IT and Logistics
Campus: Melbourne City Campus
Contact me about: Research supervision

Dr Stan Karanasios is a Senior Research Fellow at the School of Business Information Technology and Logistics.

Dr Stan Karanasios is a Senior Research Fellow at the School of Business Information Technology and Logistics. He has published in leading information systems and management journals including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Journal, European Journal on Information Systems and Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. He has managed large scale

European Union grants and been invited to present his work at a number of international forums. He holds a visiting position at the University of Leeds in the UK.

  • 2013, Teaching Award – Higher Education Academy, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK 
  • 2008, Doctorate of Business Information Systems, Victoria University, School of Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2006, United Nations Graduate Study Programme, United Nations Information Service, Palais Des Nations Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2002, Bachelor of Business Information Systems (Honours), Victoria University, School of Management and Information Systems, Melbourne, Australia

Industry Experience

I have worked extensively with industry. I worked for seven years in IT in the finance sector. More recently I have undertaken senior consulting positions for a range of international firms government funded projects and global agencies. I have recently completed a consulting project for the International Telecommunications Union, United Nations, on the telecommunications sector and climate change and reducing ICT energy consumption.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK (2014)
  • IFIP WG 9.4 Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries (2013-current)
  • Member COST-ACTION ICO905, European Commission Think Tank (2011-2013)
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS) (2008-current)
  • British Association of Police Chief Constables (BAPCO) (2008-2014)
  • Regional Studies Association (RSA) (2012-current)
  • Member of the Special Interest Group on ICT and Global Development (SIG GLOBDEV) (2009-2012)
  • Member of Network of European Communication and Transport Activities Research (NECTAR) (2011-2012)

Conference organising and program committee roles

  • iSchools workshop on Activity Theory and Information studies (2016)
  • ISIC: the Information Behaviour Conference (ISIC) (2014)
  • Workshop on ICT and Smart Cities (2014)
  • Cognitive Radio Advances, Applications and Future Emerging Technologies (CRAFT), International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (2013)
  • Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems (CATS) workshop, Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED) (2013-2015)
  • CulTel Workshop, European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) (2013)
  • European Scientific Network on Exploring Equity Issues of ICT for Transport Networks (2012-current)
  • International Association for the Development of the Information Society (IADIS) (2008-current)

Track chair

  • IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries (2017)
  • IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries (2015)
  • Australian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) (2013)

View more outputs from this academic in the RMIT Research Repository

  • Building resilience and inclusion amongst vulnerable populations through social media. Funded by: National Disaster Resilience Grant 2017 from (2017 to 2018)
  • Developing Appropriate Workforce Skills for Australia’s Emerging Digital Economy. Funded by: National Vocational Education and Training Research (NVETR) Grant 2016 from (2016 to 2018)
Activity theory, Organisational change, Information communication technology for development, Emergency and disaster response Police and public safety, Innovation, Qualitative methods, Mixed methods, Practice theory, Social media

2 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions