Journal Publications


  • Payton, F.C. NSF INCLUDES: Looking Back and Across to Move Forward,
    NSF INCLUDES Alliance Community Convening, The MediumOctober 2022.
  • Monroe-White, T. and Payton, F.C.  Emancipatory Data Science – A Critical Quantitative Framework for Data Science. The Medium, September 2022.


  • Payton, F.C., Yarger, L. and Mbarika, V. What’s Missing from the Push to Diversify Tech. MIT Tech Review, November 2021 Issue
  • Payton, F.C., Yarger, L. and Mbarika, V. Black Lives Matter: A Perspective from Three Black Information Systems Scholars, Information Systems Journal, 2021 (Open Access)
  • Adu-El-Haija, L. and Payton, F.C., A Plan to Offer Computer Science Classes in North Carolina High Schools, Issues in Science and Technology, Winter 2021, 16-18.



  • Kvasny, L., Payton, F.C., and Neupane, B. Systems, Algorithmic Equity in the Hiring of Underrepresented IT Job Candidates, Online Information Review – Special Issue on Social and Cultural Biases in Information, Algorithms, and Systems, (44:2), 383-395, 2019. (IEEE Spectrum Feature, July 2020)
  • Payton, F.C. and Berki, E. Countering the Negative Image of Women in Computing,  Communications of the ACM (62:5), 56-63, 2019.



  • Nataraj, N., Ivy, J., Payton, F.C. and Norman, J. Diabetes and the Hospitalized Patient: A Cluster Analytic Framework for Characterizing the Role of Sex, Race and Comorbidity from 2006 to 2011, Health Care Management Science, 2017.
  • Joshi, K.D., Trauth, E., Kvansy, L., Morgan, A. and Payton, F.C. Making Black Lives Matter in the Information Technology Profession: Issues, Perspectives, and a Call for Action, Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 2017
  • Payton, F.C., White, A. and Mullins, T. STEM Majors, Art Thinkers, Journal of STEM Education and Research, 2017.


  • Payton, F.C. and Kvasny, L. Technology Affordance – Maybe Not: The Case of Stigmatized Health Conditions, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2016, 1-6. DOI:


  • Payton, F.C., Cultures of Participation & Design – @myhealthimpact: For Students, By Students, Information Systems Journal, 2015, doi:10.1111/isj.12086.


  • Payton, F.C. and Galloway, K. Here Comes the #Engagement: A Serious Health Initiative Made Trendy, XRDS ACM Magazine, 2014 (21:2), 28-31.
  • Payton, F.C. and Galloway, K. The Analytics of Social: Listening to the Not-So-Visible, Insider O.R., 2014.
  • Payton, F.C., Morais, D., Heath, E.  Multi-stakeholder assessment of a Mobile and Temporarily Interconnected Systems Prototype: People-First Tourism, African Journal of Information Systems, 2014 (7:1).
  • Zhang, S., Nagarajan, R., Payton, F.C., and Massarweh, S., Inferring Breast Cancer Concomitant Diagnosis and Comorbidities from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample using Social Network Analysis, Health Systems, 2014 (3), 136-142.
  • Payton, F.C., Kvasny, L. and Kiwanuka-Tondo, J. Seeking and Perceiving Online HIV Prevention Information: Black Female College Students’ Perspectives, Internet Research, 2014 (24:4), 520-543.


  • Zhang, S., Payton, F.C., and Ivy, J.S. Characterizing the Impact of Mental Disorders on HIV Patient Length of Stay and Total Charges, IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 2013 (3:3), 139-146.
  • Zhang, S., Payton, F.C., and Ivy, J.S. Characterizing the Impact of Mental Disorders on HIV Patient Length of Stay and Total Charges, IE Magazine, 2013.


  • Kiwanuka-Tondo , J., Albada, K.F. and Payton, F.C., Media ownership and news framing: an analysis of HIV/AIDS coverage by Ugandan Press, African Journal of AIDS Research, 2012, (11:4), 361-371.
  • Brailsford, S., Harper, P., LeRouge, C. and Payton, F.C., Health Editorial, Health Systems, 2012, 1, 1–6.
  • Payton, F. C., Suarez-Brown, T.L. and Lamar, C. S. Applying IRSS Theory: The HBCU Case of Clark Atlanta University, Decision Sciences Journal on Innovative Education, 2012 (10:4), 495-513.
  • Payton, F. C. and Kvasny, L. “The Underground Railroad of Social Media Information”: Black Bloggers, Techoactivisum and the Jena 6, Information Technology & People, 2012, (25:1), 81-102.


  • Cameron, B. and Payton, F.C., Analysis Using Identical Patient Types Across Providers and the Implications for the Health Care Supply Chain, International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives, 2011.
  • Payton, F., Pare, G, LeRouge, C. and Reddy, M. Health Care IT: Process, People and Patients and Interdisciplinary Considerations, Journal of the Association of Information Systems – Special Issues on Health Care IT, 2011, (12:2), pp.i-xiii.


  • Mengistu, K., Payton, F.C., Mbarika, V. and Meso, P., Testing Integrative Technology (Telemedicine) Acceptance Models Among Ethiopian Physicians, Telemedicine and eHealth, 2010.
  • Zhang, S., Ivy, J. S., Payton, F.C. and Diehl, K., Modeling the Impact of Comorbidity on Breast Cancer Patients Outcomes, Health Care Management Science, 2010 (13:2), 137-154.


  • Payton, F.C., Beyond the IT Magic Bullet: HIV/AIDS Prevention Education and Public Policy, Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 2009 (3:2), 13-33.
  • Payton, F.C. and Kiwanuka-Tondo, J., Contemplating Public Policy in AIDS/HIV Online Content, Then Where is the Technology Spirit?, European Journal of Information Systems, 2009, 18, 192-204.


  • Kvasny, L., Payton, F.C., Mbarika, V. and Amadi, A., Gendered Perspectives on the Digital Divide, IT Education and Workforce Participation in Kenya, IEEE Transactions on Education, 2008 (51:2), 256-261.
  • Mbarika, V., Payton, F.C., Kvasny, L. and Amadi, A., IT Education and Workforce Participation: A New Era for Women in Kenya?, The Information Society, 2007 (23), 1-18.
  • Payton, F.C., The Last Word: Resilience: My Pathway to the IT Professoriate, Diverse, 2007.
  • Payton, F. C., Gary Dickson Exemplar: Applying IRSS Psychology Discourse, Communications of the AIS, Special Issue Honoring the Contribution of Dickson to Student and Colleague Mentoring, 2007(20), 11-14.

2006 and Prior

  • Payton, F.C., African-American IT Professionals: Diversity and Employee Rights Considered, Journal of Individual Employment Rights: Special Issue on Implication of Technology and Information Systems for Individual Employee Rights, 2006 (11:4), 349-367.
  • Payton, F.C., White, S., and Mbarika, V., Using IRSS Psychology Theory to Understand the Experiences of Under-represented Faculty in the IS/IT Domain, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2006 (4:2), 191-213.
  • Earp, J. and Payton, F.C., Health Care and Banking Professionals: Will They Protect Your Privacy?, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 2006 (16:2), 105-122.
  • Payton, F.C. and Zahay, D., Data Warehousing & Health Care CRM: The Role of Trust in the Implementation Process, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 2005 (10:4), 315-326.
  • Payton, F.C., White, S. and Mbarika, V., A Re-Examination of RacioEthnic Imbalance of IS Doctorates: Changing the Face of the IS Classroom, Journal of the AIS, 2005 (6:1), 37-51.
  • Pal, A., Mbarika, V., Payton, F.C. and Datta, P., Telemedicine Diffusion in a Developing Country: The Case of India, IEEE Transactions on IT in Biomedicine, 2005 (9:1), 59-65.
  • Payton, F. C. and  Handfield, R., Strategies for Data Warehousing Intelligence Piece, Sloan Management Review, 2004 (45:3), Abbreviated from December 2004 CAIS Publication
  • Payton, F.C., The Last Word: STEM Education and African Americans, Black Issues in Higher Education (21:2), 2004 (Invited Piece based on Digital Divide, CACM 2003 Publication)
  • Payton, F.C., Rethinking the Digital Divide, Communications of the ACM, 2003 (46:6), 89-91.
  • Payton, F.C., e-Health Leading to B2E Commerce in the Human Resource Function, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 2003 (13:2), 147-161.
  • Payton, F.C. and Zahay, D., Understanding Why Marketing Doesn’t Use the Health Care Corporate Data Warehouse for CRM Applications, Journal of Database Marketing, 2003 (20:4), 237-244.
  • Payton, F.C. and Handfield, R., Data Warehousing Implementation and Outsourcing Challenges: An Action Research Project with Solectron, Communications of AIS, 2003 (12), 633-648.
  • Payton, F.C., and Ginzberg, M.J., Interorganizational Health Care Systems Implementations: An Exploratory Study of Early Electronic Commerce Initiatives, Health Care Management Review,  2001 (26:2), 20-32.
  • Payton, F.C., E-Commerce Technologies That Do Steal!, Decision Line, 2001
  • Payton, F.C., Lessons Learned From Three Interorganizational Health Care Systems Implementation, Information and Management, 2000 (37:6), 311-321.
  • Earp, J., Payton, F.C., and Baumer, D., Privacy, Computerization of Medical Records and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Computers and Society, 2000 (30:4), 40-47.
  • Payton, F.C. and Jackson, C., Diversity in IS: What are Current Ph.D. Students Saying using GDSS?, Computer Personnel, 1999, (20:3), 27-39.
  • Payton, F.C., and Brennan, P.F., Examining Systems Utilization of a Community Health Information Network, Communications of the ACM, 1999 (42:12), 85-89.
  • Payton, F.C., Brennan, P.F., Ginzberg, M.J., Needs Determination For A Community Approach To Health Care Delivery, International Journal of Technology Management – Special Issues Series 1999, (11), 157-174.