Nancy Lankton


Nancy Lankton is an Associate Dean at the Lewis College of Business at Marshall University. She received her PhD from Arizona State University in 2000 from the Department of Accounting and is a certified public accountant (CPA) and certified information systems auditor (CISA). She teaches topics such as accounting information systems, information security and controls, and management control systems. Her research investigates trust in strategic and emerging technologies, online privacy behaviors, and information technology governance. Nancy publishes in a variety of high-quality academic journals, including Information Systems ResearchContemporary Accounting ResearchJournal of Management Information SystemsJournal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information SystemsJournal of Information Systems, and others. She is currently a senior editor at the Journal of the Association for Information Systems and is a board member for the West Virginia Society of CPAs.

PhD, Arizona State University, 2000
MS, Information Systems, Arizona State University, 1997
MBA, Arizona State University, 1993
BS, Accounting, Arizona State University, 1985
WVSCPA Teaching Award, May 2018
Kermit E. McGinnis Distinguished Professor, Lewis College of Business, 2015 to 2017
Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Business, Marshall University, May 2012
Outstanding Research Award, College of Business, Marshall University, May 2011
Lankton, N. K., Price, J., & Karim, M. A. (in press). Cybersecurity breaches and i information technology governance roles in audit committee charters. Journal of Information Systems, forthcoming.
Lankton, N., McKnight, D. H., & Tripp, J. F. (2020). Understanding the antecedents and outcomes of Facebook privacy behaviors: An integrated model. IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, 67(3), 697-711.
Lankton, N., Stivason, C., & Gurung, A. (2019). Information protection behaviors: Morality and organizational criticality. Information and Computer Security, 27(3), 468-488.
Mosrie, N., & Lankton, N. K. (2019). Opinion: FASB proposal jeopardizes health care entity financing. Journal of Accountancy.
Price, J., & Lankton, N. (2018). A framework and guidelines for assessing and developing board-level information technology committee charters. Journal of Information Systems, 32(1), 109-129.
Lankton, N., McKnight, D. H., & Tripp, J. F. (2017). Facebook privacy management strategies: A cluster analysis of user privacy behaviors. Computers in Human Behavior, 76, 149-163.
McKnight, D. H., Lankton, N. K., Nicolaou, A., & Price, J. (2017). Distinguishing the effects of B2B information quality, system quality, and service outcome quality on trust and distrust. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 26(2), 118-141.
Member, Women 2 Women (W2W), Huntington Chamber of Commerce, May 2017 to Present
Sustaining Member, Cabell County Public Library Member, October 2015 to Present