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Anjana Susarla holds the Omura-Saxena Professorship in Responsible AI at the Broad College of Business.
She earned an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, a graduate degree in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin.
Her research interests include the economics of information systems, social media analytics and the economics of artificial intelligence.
Her work has appeared in several academic journals and peer-reviewed conferences such as Academy of Management Conference, Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (Neurips), Information Systems Research, International Conference in Information Systems, International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), Journal of Management Information Systems, Management Science and MIS Quarterly.
Anjana Susarla has been a recipient of the William S. Livingston Award for Outstanding Graduate Students at the University of Texas, a Steven Schrader Best Paper Finalist at the Academy of Management, the Association of Information Systems Best Publication Award and the Microsoft Prize by the International Network of Social Networks Analysis Sunbelt Conference.
She was also awarded the Haim Mendelson Teaching Innovation Award from the Informs Information Systems Society.
Her research has received grants and funding from several institutions including an R01 grant from the National Institute of Health.
Professor Susarla has consulted with companies, given keynotes and invited talks at industry and academic events, and a commentator on algorithmic bias and digital transformation.
She has been interviewed in and had her op-eds and research quoted and published in several media outlets such as the Associated Press, Atlanta Journal Constitution, BBC, Business Insider, Business Standard, CBS, Channel News Asia, Chicago Tribune, The Conversation, The Daily Beast, Deutsche Welle, Economic Times, El Pais, Esquire, Fast Company, Fox News, Gizmodo, Haaretz, the Hindu, Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post, Michigan Public Radio, Marketplace Morning Report, The Mint, Nasdaq, National Public Radio, NBC, NDTV, Newsweek, Nieman Lab, Nikkei, OneZero, Outlook India, PBS, Pew Research, Philadelphia Inquirer, the Print, Quartz, Salon, Scientific American, Sirius XM, Slate, Snopes, UPI, Washington Post, the Week, Wired, World Economic Forum and Yahoo Finance.
She has also been a speaker at various public forums.