Researcher biography

Dr. Sabine Matook is an Associate Professor in Information Systems at the UQ Business School, University of Queensland. She received her doctoral degree from the Technische Universität (TU) Dresden, Germany.

Research Excellence and Leadership

Sabine's research interests focus on the creation, adoption and use, and consequences of effective use of IT artifacts in the two areas of information systems development (ISD) and social media. Within the context of ISD, she seeks to understand why and how the behaviors of teams and individuals dynamically shape the design and development of the IT artifact, including technology-mediated teams (including human-AI hybrids). Her interests also motivate the work on affordances and influences of social IT artifacts (e.g., social media) on and by users in the real and the virtual world.

She has held visiting positions at the University of Arizona (Eller College of Management), Georgia State University, University of Louisville, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Austria), and the University of La Serena, Chile.

Her research is supported by multiple single CI ARC DPs - Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grants in the fields of Sabine's expertise, especially information systems development and social media.

Dr. Matook's work has appeared in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, the International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Decision Support Systems, and the Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. Over the years, Sabine Matook has presented numerous research papers at international conferences, including the ICIS, ECIS, and PACIS.

Teaching Excellence and Leadership

Sabine Matook is a passionate educator and a champion for work-integrated learning in higher education. She is the recipient of the 2021 Teaching Excellence Award of the UQ Faculty BEL on "Enhancing Employability". She was also awarded the 2021 UQ Business School Award for "Innovation in Large Courses".

She is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE -- an advanced level of professional standing that evidences expertise in teaching and learning in higher education. In 2022, Sabine was appointed to the HEA@UQ Review Panel as an Assessor.

Sabine also engages in the scholarship of teaching with a focus on digital employability through citizen development. Her work is currently under review in high-quality academic journals, and she published initial findings at the 2021 Australasian Conference on Information Systems.

An opinion piece at The Conversation about "How work-integrated learning helps to make billions in uni funding worth it" and an article in the Campus Section of the Times Higher Education about "Helping students to see the future career value of their work-integrated learning" reached a large readership and influenced the practices of educators in Australia and internationally.

Service Excellence and Leadership

Sabine Matook is a Senior Editor for the European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), a Senior Editor for the journal AIS Transactions on Replication Research (TRR), and has been a guest Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly (MISQ) and Information Systems Journal (ISJ).

Sabine Matook is AIS Council Secretary for The Association for Information Systems (Sep 2021- 2023). In 2019, Dr. Matook was appointed to the Expert Panel 'Information Systems' that reviewed the 2019 Australian Business Deans Council Journal Quality List.

Sabine is the conference program chair for the 2021 and 2022 European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) and assumed the track chair role for ECIS in 2020, and for Pacific-Asian Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) in 2022. In the past, Sabine has been a program chair for the 2019 ECIS, and served repeatedly as track chair for the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and the Australasian Conference on Information Systems.