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Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

Year Joined RCNJ: 2000

Contact Information


  • B.L., Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • M.A., Brooklyn College, C.U.N.Y.
  • Ph.D., Baruch College, C.U.N.Y.

Courses Offered:

  • Principles of Information Technology
  • Database Management Systems
  • Managing Information Systems

Teaching Interest:

  • Database Management
  • e-Commerce
  • Managing Information Systems

Research Interest:

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • TAM
  • Interface Design
  • e-Commerce

Recent Publications:

  • Burns, T. J., Gao, Y., Sherman, C., Klein, S. (2016), An Empirical Investigation into the Advantages and Disadvantages of Combining Information Systems and Operations Management into One Department.  Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada USA SSN: 2473-3857 v2 n4036
  • Burns, T. J., Gao, Y., Sherman, C., Vengerov, A., Klein, S. (2014). Investigating a 21st Century Paradox: As the Demand for Technology Jobs Increases Why Are Fewer Students Majoring in Information Systems?. Information Systems Education Journal, 12(4) 4-16.
  • Gao, Y. (2013). The Influences Of Cognitive Factors And Trust On e-Government Acceptance: Evidence From A Two-Stage Model. Review of Business Information Systems. 17 (4) 153-158
  • Gao, Y. (2011).  An Experimental Study of the Effects of Interactivity and Humor in E-Commerce.   Review of Business Information Systems, 15 (1), 6.
  • Wu, X. & Gao, Y. (in press, 2011).  Applying the Extended Technology Acceptance Model to the Use of Clickers in Student Learning: Some Evidence from Macroeconomics Classes.   American Journal of Business Education, 4 (7).
  • Gao, Y. & Wu, X. (2010).  A Cognitive Model of Trust in E-Commerce: Evidence from a Field Study in China.   Journal of Applied Business Research, 26 (1), 37-44.
  • Gao, Y. & Wu, X. (2010).  Perceived Value of Educational Hypermedia: An Exploratory Study.   American Journal of Business Education, 3 (8).
  • Gao, Y. (2009).  Factors Influencing Perceived Value of and Attitude toward E-Commerce among.   Proceedings of 2009 International Conference on Information Engineering (ICIE).
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