Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Dr. Ummaha Tul Hazra

Full Time Faculty
Associate Professor

Ph.D. in Information Systems
University of Cape Town, South Africa

MMSc in Management of Technology & Innovation
Ryerson University (Currently Toronto Metropolitan University), Canada

MBA & BBA in Accounting & Information Systems 
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext- 1753
Office: NAC 833

 Curriculum Vitae

Hazra, U. & Priyo, A.K.K. (2022). Unethical Practices in Online Classes during COVID-19 Pandemic: An analysis of affordances using routine activity theory. Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society, 20(4),

Hazra, U. & Priyo, A. K. K. (2021). Mobile financial services in Bangladesh: Understanding the affordances. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 87(3),

Priyo, A. K. K. & Hazra, U. (2021). Understanding digital divide in online class experiences during Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh. North South Business Review. 

Hazra, U. (2019). Grounded Theory in ICT4D Research. North South Business Review. 10(1), 1-13.

McNeish, J., A. Francescucci, A. and Hazra, U. (2016). Exploring consumers’ reluctance to give up local hard drives after adopting the Cloud. Journal of Information, Communication, and Ethics in Society, 14(2), 152 – 166.

McNeish, J.E. & Hazra, U. (2014). Interpreting simultaneous use of an existing technology and its replacement innovation. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 9(4), 376–391.

Middleton, C. & Hazra, U. T. (2011). Understanding the costs and benefits associated with advanced e‐business solutions in Canadian small and medium‐sized enterprises. Report for Industry Canada.

McNeish, J. E., Middleton, C. & Hazra, U. (2011). What is it about the in-person or phone experience that employment insurance and Canada pension clients do not receive online? Report for Service Canada.

Ted Rogers School of Management Graduate Scholarship Award, Ryerson University

PhD in Information Systems, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Master of Management Science, Management of Technology and Innovation, Ryerson University (currently Toronto Metropolitan University), Canada

Master of Business Administration, Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting & Information Systems, University of Dhaka



2015 – Present    Associate Professor, Department of Management, North South University

2009 – Present   Research Scientist, Institute for Innovation & Technology Management (IITM), Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada





Computer Information Systems

Technology Management and Innovation

Leadership Theory and Practice


Organizational Management

Designing Effective Organizations

Organizational Behavior



Digital Divide

Information Ethics

Technology Management and Innovation

Technology Adoption
New Media and Society
Qualitative Research Methods