Gert-Jan de Vreede

Gert Jan De Vreede

Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Professional Programs
Room: BSN 210
Phone: (813) 974-6768

GJ de Vreede is the Associate Dean for Research and Professional Programs and a professor in the School of Information Systems and Management. He has taught undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and executive courses in areas such as agile software development, systems analysis and design, teamwork/facilitation and research methods.

His research focuses on crowdsourcing, creativity and collaboration engineering. His work has been cited over 9,000 times and appeared in journals such as the Journal of Management Information Systems, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive, Information & Management, Small Group Research, and the Communications of the ACM. His h-factor (49) places him in the all-time top-100 in his discipline. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of Information & Management, Group Decision & Negotiation, and Paradigm. Throughout his career, he has received more than $6.5 million in funding as (co)-principal investigator from federal, state, industry, military and private sources. In 2011, he received the GDN Section Award from the INFORMS Group Decision & Negotiation Section for accomplishments and contributions to both to the research area of group decision and negotiation as well as to the INFORMS GDN section.

He received both a PhD and a MS in Information Systems from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.


  • ISM 6316 – Project Management (graduate course)

Recent Research

  • Andel, S., de Vreede, T., Spector, Padmanabhan, B., P., Singh, V., & de Vreede, G.J. (In press). Do Social Features Help in Video-Centric Online Learning Platforms? A Social Presence Perspective, Computers in Human Behavior.

  • Winkler, R., Briggs, R.O., de Vreede, G.J., Leimeister, J.M., Oeste-Reiss, S., & Söllner, M. (In press). Modeling Support for New Forms of Collaborative Work Practices – The Facilitation Process Model 2.0, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

  • Cheng, X., Fu, S., de Vreede, T., de Vreede, G.J., Seeber, I., Maier, R., & Weber, B. (2020). Idea convergence quality in open innovation crowdsourcing: A cognitive load perspective, Journal of Management Information Systems, 37, 2, 349-376.

  • Seeber, I., Bittner, E. A. C., Briggs, R. O., de Vreede, T., de Vreede, G.J., Elkins, A., Maier, R., Oeste-Reiß, S., Randrup, N., Schwabe, G., & Söllner, M. (2020), Machines as Teammates: A Research Agenda on AI in Team Collaboration, Information & Management, 57, 2, 1-22.

  • Vreede, G.J. de, Briggs, R.O. (2019). A Program of Collaboration Engineering Research & Practice: Contributions, Insights, and Future Directions, Journal of Management Information Systems, 36, 1, 74-119.


  • Member, program committees of several conferences such as ICIS, HICSS, CRIWG, and GDN
  • Member, editorial boards of journals such as MIS Quarterly, the Journal of the Association of Information Systems, the European Journal of Information Systems, Group Decision & Negotiation, and the International Journal of e-Collaboration
  • Editor, special issues of journals including the Journal of Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, and the Journal of the Association of Information Systems
  • Member, Joint ACM/AIS Information Systems Undergraduate Curriculum Development Task Force for IS2010