• Assistant Professor Fang Chen professional headshot
  • Associate Professor of Management Information Systems

    Accounting & Finance Department
    Room 482 Drake Centre
    181 Freedman Crescent
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4

    T: 204-474-6727


Dr. Fang Chen is an Associate Professor of MIS (Management Information Systems) at the Asper School of Business. She received her Ph.D. in MIS from the University of Arizona. Prior to pursuing a Ph.D., she worked as a database application developer.

Dr. Chen has experience in teaching data analytics, database management systems, data communication & networking, system analysis & design, and IT project & change management.

Dr. Chen’s research interests include data analytics, IT project and change management, computer-mediated communication and computer-assisted learning. Her papers have been published in Group Decision and Negotiation, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, The Organizational Learning, Journal of Information Systems Education, and in various conference proceedings. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Information Systems Education.

Research Interests

Data analytics, IT project and change management, computer-mediated communication and computer-assisted learning

Teaching Interests

  • Data analytics (Python, R, and Power BI)
  • Database Management Systems
  • IT Project and Change Management
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • System Analysis and Design


Wang, Q., Chen, F., Jiang, D., Kabani, A., & Sokoro, A. (2020). Prostate-Specific Antigen Test Utilization in a Major Canadian City: A Retrospective Review, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, June 2020; 153:776-780.

Zhang, L., Chen, F., & Wei, W., (2020). A Foundation Course of Business Analytics: Design and Implementation at Two Universities, Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), 31(4), pp. 244-259.

Chen, F., Nunamaker, J. F. Jr., Briggs, R. O., Corbitt, G., Sager, J., & Gardiner, S. C. (2014). An Application of Focus Theory to Project Management Processes, Group Decision and Negotiation, 23(5), pp. 961-978.

Chen, F., Zhang, L., & Latimer, J. (2014). How Much Has My Co-worker Contributed? The Impact of Anonymity and Feedback on Social Loafing in Asynchronous Virtual Collaboration, International Journal of Information Management (IJIM), 34(5), pp. 652-659.

Sager, J. & Chen, F. (2013). Integrating a Web-Based Discussion Forum and Student Peer Feedback into a High-Enrollment IS Class: Expectations and Outcomes, Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 9(1), pp. 25-35.

Zhang, L., Chen, F., & Latimer J. (2011). Managing Virtual Team Performance: An Exploratory Study of Social Loafing and Social Comparison, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 20(1), pp. 103-120.

Burgoon, J., Chen, F., & Twitcheell, D. (2010). Deception and its Detection Under Synchronous and Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication, Group Decision and Negotiation, 19(4), pp. 345-366.