Daniel Pienta

Assistant Professor - Information Systems & Business Analytics

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4097
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98005
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†310.310.21

Educational Background

  • PHD - Business Administration, Clemson University
  • MBA - Business Administration, Cleveland State University
  • BA - Financial Management, The Ohio State University


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Improving the design of information security messages by leveraging the effects of temporal distance and argument nature," Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 22, No. 5, (September 2021) (coauthors: Sebastian Schuetz, Paul Benjamin Lowry, Jason Bennett Thatcher).

"The Effectiveness of Abstract and Concrete Fear Appeals in Information Security," Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 37, No. 3, (November 2020), pp. 723-757 (coauthors: Sebastian Schuetz, Paul Benjamin Lowry, Jason Bennett Thatcher).

"Protecting a Whale in a Sea of Phish," Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 35, No. 3, (September 2020), pp. 214-231 (coauthors: Jason Bennett Thatcher, Allen C. Johnston).
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