Neelima Bhatnagar, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Information Science

Dr. Neelima Bhatnagar has been with the University of Pittsburgh since 1997. Prior to joining the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Bhatnagar taught at Edison Community College in Ohio. From 1997 to 2018, Dr. Bhatnagar was a faculty member at the Johnstown campus, where she was instrumental in the development of the Management Information Systems program, which evolved from a track to a standalone concentration and ultimately a major. She joined the Pitt-Greensburg faculty in 2018. Dr. Bhatnagar is actively involved professionally and has been a member of ISCAP-EDSIG and IACIS for many years. Outside of teaching Dr. Bhatnagar enjoys reading and traveling. She has lived in Germany, Canada, and Brazil and is fluent in Hindi, Portuguese, and is in the process of re-learning German.

Education & Training

  • PhD Information Systems, Nova Southeastern University
  • MS Management Information Systems, Duquesne University
  • MBA Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BBA Computer Systems, University of Toledo

Representative Publications

Bhatnagar, N., & Pry, M. (2020). Student attitudes, awareness, and perceptions of personal privacy and cybersecurity in the use of social media: An initial study. Information Systems Education Journal 18(1), 48-58.

Bhatnagar, N., Madden, H., & Levy, Y. (2017).  Initial Empirical Testing of Potential Factors Contributing to Patient Use of Secure Medical Teleconferencing.  Journal of Computer Information Systems, 57(1), p. 89-95.  Published online July 21, 2016.

Bain, L., Bhatnagar, N., & Chapman, T. (2017). How do information systems (IS) programs prepare students for entry-level occupations in the computer and IT industry? Issues in Information Systems, 18(3), 78-88.

Bain, L., & Bhatnagar, N. (2015). Do business students use technology to cheat and do business faculty take any actions about it? Issues in Information Systems, 16(3), 199-208.

Research Interests

Information Systems

Information Systems education