Manish Agrawal teaches courses in information assurance, business data communications, and applications development. A professor in the Information Systems Decision Sciences Department, Agrawal has been the recipient of USF's university-wide award recognizing teaching excellence.
An expert in the areas of cyber security, social media analytics, software quality, offshoring and outsourcing, his research interests include extreme event response, social media analytics, decision fusion, and software quality. An avid researcher, his work has been published in numerous academic journals, including Management Science, MIS Quarterly, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Decision Support Systems and the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. His research and teaching have been funded by the US National Science Foundation, the US Department of Justice, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum and Sun Microsystems. Prior to joining academia, Agrawal was a member of the Indian Police Service.
Agrawal earned a PhD in information systems at SUNY Buffalo, and studied at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India.
- ISM 6323/4323 - Information Security and Risk Management
- ISM 4220 - Business Data Communications
- ISM 6056 - Web Application Development
- ISM 7911 - Seminar on Technical IT Research
- "Community Intelligence and Social Media Services: A Rumor Theoretic Analysis of Tweets During Social Crises," Onook Oh, M. Agrawal, and H. R. Rao, MIS Quarterly, 37(2), June 2013, pp 407-426
- "Audience Gatekeeping in the Twitter Service: An Investigation of Tweets about the 2009 Gaza Conflict," Hazel Kwon, Onook Oh., Agrawal M. and Rao, H.R., AIS Transactions on Human-Computer interactions, 4(4), 2012, pp 212-229
- "Information market based decision fusion", Johan Perols, Kaushal Chari and Manish Agrawal, Management Science, 55(5), pg 827-842, May 2009
- Security analysis of Internet technology components enabling globally distributed workplaces—a framework, M Gupta, S Banerjee, M Agrawal, HR Rao, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT) 8 (4), 17, 2008
- 2016 – 2018: Co-PI on NSF grant #IIS1651475, $199,999, "EAGER: An Investigation of the Propagation of Error-Resistant and Error-prone Messages over Large-Scale Information Networks," with H.R. Rao, Varun Chandola and Rohit Valecha
- 2014 – 2018: Co-PI on NSF grant #1043919, $299,468, "Developing Open Authentic Case Studies for a MS in Cybersecurity Capstone Course," with Grandon Gill, Randy Borum and Robert Gardner
- 2013 – 2014: PI on NSF grant CMMI-1353195, $15,684, "RAPID/Collaborative Research: Emergency Response Authorities' Microblogging and Community Needs: An Analysis of the Boston Bombings"
- 2011 – 2012: Co-PI on NSF grant #1043919, $171,718, "Incorporating Complex Open Authentic Case Studies into a Capstone Course," 2011-2013, with Grandon Gill, Al Hevner and K. Chari
- 2009 – 2010: NSF, IIS-0926376: SGER:RAPID, $19,894+ $8,000 REU Supplement (July 2010): "COLLABORATIVE - RAPID: Information processing under stress: A study of Mumbai police control room first responders during terrorist attacks of 11/26/08
- "Cybersecurity insurance at USF", with Shivendu Shivendu, 2016
Manish Agrawal, Alex Campoe, Eric Pierce, "Information Security and Risk Management," Wiley, 2014, 408 pages, ISBN: 978-1-118-33589-5
- 2011–2013: USF General Education Council
- 2011–2014: USF Research Council
- 2009–2012: Muma College of Business representative, USF Faculty Senate
- 2010–date: Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Center for India Studies, USF