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Yun Wan

Yun Wan, Ph.D.

Chair, Computer & Information Sciences Department Professor of Computer Information Systems


Phone: (361) 485-4992

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Dr. Wan joined the University of Houston Victoria in 2004. His primary research interests are electronic commerce. He also studies text analytics, decision support systems, and enterprise systems development. He serves as senior editor for Electronic Markets and editorial board member for the Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Krishnan, K., & Wan, Y. (2021). The detection of fake reviews in bestselling books: exploration and findings. Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, 19(4), 64–79.

Nakayama, M., & Wan, Y. (2021). A quick bite and instant gratification: A simulated experiment on consumer review information foraging behavior. Information Processing & Management, 58(1), 1–15.

Wan, Y., & Zhu, Q. (2020). The IT Challenges in Disaster Relief: What We Learned From Hurricane Harvey. IT Professional, 22(6), 52–58.

Nakayama, M., & Wan, Y. (2019). The cultural impact on social commerce: A sentiment analysis on Yelp ethnic restaurant reviews. Information & Management, 56(2), 271–279.

Nakayama, M., & Wan, Y. (2018). Is culture of origin associated with more expressions? An analysis of Yelp reviews on Japanese restaurants. Tourism Management, 66, 329–338.

Wan, Y. (2015). The Matthew Effect in social commerce: The case of online review helpfulness. Electronic Markets, 25(4), 313–324.

Peng, G., Wan, Y., & Woodlock, P. (2013). Network ties and the success of open source software development. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 22(4), 269–281.

Wan, Y., & Nakayama, M. (2014). The Reliability of Online Review Helpfulness. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 15(3), 179–189.

Wan, Y., & Peng, G. (2010). What’s Next for Shopbots? IEEE Computer, 43(5), 20–26.

Wan, Y., Kumar, V., & Bukhari, A. (2008). Will the overseas expansion of facebook succeed? IEEE Internet Computing, 12(3), 69–73.

Wan, Y., Menon, S., & Ramaprasad, A. (2007). A classification of product comparison agents. Communications of the ACM, 50(8), 65–71.