Javed Abed

Javad Abed, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice
Academic AreaInformation Systems

Javad Abed, PhD in Information Systems, joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2020. He is an Assistant Professor of Practice. Javad has taught a variety of courses including the technical and managerial aspects of Information Systems. His research interests are in diverse settings involving behavioral and design science issues in the Information Systems field.


  • PhD, Business Administration - Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MSc, Information Systems, Middle East Technical University
  • BSc, Information Technology Engineering, University of Tabriz


Selected Publications

  • Abed, Javad and Weistroffer, Heinz Roland, "Understanding Deterrence Theory in Security Compliance Behavior: A Quantitative Meta-Analysis Approach" (2016). SAIS 2016 Proceedings. Paper 28
  • Javad Abed and Gurpreet Dhillon: A Review of the Compliance Behavior Studies in Information Systems Security Field: Current Trends and Future Directions, In proceedings of the Annual Information Institute Conference, March, 29-30, 2016. Las Vegas, NV. USA
  • Javad Abed and Gurpreet Dhillon, "Investigating Continuous Security Compliance Behavior: Insights from Information Systems Continuance Model", AMCIS 2016
  • Gurpreet Dhillon, Lemuria D Carter and Javad Abed, “Defining Objectives For Securing The Internet Of Things: A Value-Focused Thinking Approach”, WISP 2016 Proceedings



  • Information Systems


  • Database Systems
  • Introduction to Computational Thinking
  • Fundamentals of Data Communications
  • Information Systems Plan and Project Management
  • IT Infrastructure and Security