• 3516 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
1990 …2019
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Jason Dedrick is Professor in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. He also is a Faculty Fellow at the Syracuse Center of Excellence.  His research interests include the globalization of information technology, the economic and organizational impacts of IT, the offshoring of knowledge work, global value chains in the IT and wind energy industries, adoption of smart grid technologies by electric utility companies, and privacy issues related to smart meters.  He is Principal Investigator on grants from the National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Professor Dedrick holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of California, Irvine, and a Masters in Pacific International Affairs from the University of California, San Diego.

Research Interests

  • Smart grid adoption by electric utilities
  • Privacy issues and smart meters
  • Economic impacts and job creation in the wind energy industry
  • Global value chains in the electronics industry
  • Globalization of knowledge work
  • Economic and organizational impacts of IT


Management (Information Systems), Ph.D., University of California at Irvine


Pacific International Affairs, Master's Degree


Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, SUNY Brockport


External positions

Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of International Relations/Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego


Senior Lecturer, Paul Merage School of Business


Project Scientist: Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations, University of California at Irvine


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Information technology Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Innovation Engineering & Materials Science
information technology Social Sciences
Economics Engineering & Materials Science
Developing countries Engineering & Materials Science
industry Social Sciences
Profitability Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2010 2018

Research Output 1990 2019

Sustainable Urban Community Eco-Feedback through Simulation-enabled Performance Dashboards

Rakha, T., Krietemeyer, B., Echarri, E. & Dedrick, J., 2019, IBPS Building Simulation.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

electronic data processing
information technology
Computer hardware
Information technology
8 Citations (Scopus)

R&D and firm performance in the semiconductor industry

Shin, N., Kraemer, K. L. & Dedrick, J., Aug 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Industry and Innovation. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor materials
10 Citations (Scopus)
Electric utilities
Environmental impact
Electric utilities
Influencing factors
Organizational innovation

Activities 1993 2015

School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, Research Committee (External organization)

Jason Dedrick (Chair)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

International Conference on Information Systems (Event)

Jason Dedrick (Member of editorial board)

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Smart Grid Adoption by U.S. Utilities: Organizational Drivers and Impacts

Jason Dedrick (Speaker), Y. Zheng (Speaker)

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, Grade Dispute Committee (External organization)

Jason Dedrick (Chair)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Smart grid adoption by U.S. utilities: Policy drivers and barriers

Jason Dedrick (Speaker), Murali Venkatesh (Speaker), Jeffrey M Stanton (Speaker)

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Press and Media

The U.S.-China Trade War: 5 Essential Read

Jason Dedrick


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The U.S.-China Trade War: 5 Essential Read The National Interest

Jason Dedrick


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The US-China trade war: 5 essential reads

Jason Dedrick


20 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment


Best Track Paper

Jason Dedrick (Recipient), 2001