Academic Journal Articles

  1. Cumbie, B. and Sankar, C.S., (2014). “Co-creating Value in Smart Coastal Cities: Student Contributions,” Knowledge Management and E-Learning, Accepted for Publication.
  2. Song, J., Sankar, C.S., Kahai, P., and Mixson, D. (2014). “Use of Digital Signage in a Distressed Community: An Example of Community Informatics,” Information Systems Management, Accepted for publication.
  3. Yu, J., Jia, L., Sankar, C.S., and Cumbie, B. (2014). “The Role of a Sustainability Informatics Frameworkin Addressing Critical Aspects of Nation Building: Transportation and Disaster Recovery,” International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 6(2): Accepted for publication.
  4. Wu, Y. and Sankar, C.S. (2013). “Impact of Hands-On Research Experience on Students’ Learning in an Introductory Management Information System Course,” Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 9(4): 335-358, DOI: 10.1111/dsji.12017
  5. Cumbie, B. and Sankar, C.S. (2012). “Choice Of Governance Mechanisms To Promote Information  Sharing Via Boundary Objects In The Disaster Recovery Process,” Information Systems Frontiers, 14(5): 1079-1094.
  6. Cumbie, B. and Sankar, C.S. (2010). “A Study of Adoption of IT Disaster Recovery Methods by Coastal Communities,” Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Sept. 2010, 18(3): 155-164.
  7. Cumbie, B, Cegielski, C., and Sankar, C.S., (2009). “An Exploratory Delphi Study Among Small Business Executives on Adoption of Disaster Recovery Practices,” Journal of Information System Security, 5(1): 61-87

Practitioner Articles

  1. Sankar, C.S. , Donaldson, M., and Yu, W. (2013). Adding RFID Information and Magentic Locator Technologies to GPS Technologies Leads to Effective Discovery of Facilities, Disaster Recovery Journal,
  1. Roberti, M. (2013). “GPS – and RFID – mark the spot.” RFID Journal, August 2013,
  2. Rigsby, D, and Donaldson, M (2012). “Damage Control: Geospatial Mapping of Infrastructure Elements Essential for Effective Disaster Recovery,” ArcNews, Spring 2012.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Sankar, C.S., Rushing, B., Lauderdale, C., and Henderson, S. (2013). Critical Role Of IT In Improving Disaster Management By Digitizing Utility Facility Objects, 2013 Society for Information Management Conference, Boston, Oct. 2013.
  2. Wu, Y. and Sankar, C.S. (2013). Impact of Hands-on Research Experience on Students’ Learning in an Introductory Information Systems Course, 2013 DSI Annual Conference, Baltimore, Nov. 2013.
  3. Sankar, C.S. and Mixson, D. (2011). Empowering Citizens to use Digital Technologies after a Disaster, ERIC 2011 Conference, Intel Ireland, Oct. 2011.
  4. Cumbie, B., Sankar, C.S., and Raju, P.K. (2008). “The Role of IT-Related Disaster Recovery in Expediting the Recovery from Hurricanes in Tourist-based Coastal Communities”, Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Conference, June 2008.


  1. Sankar C.S. “Use of Flow Theory in Experiential Learning,” Harbert College of Business, Summer Research Grant, Budget: $19,000, Summer 2014.
  2. Sankar, C.S. and Mixson, D. “Empowering Distressed Communities through Digital Signage Technologies for Effective Recovery from Disasters,” Vice President for Outreach, March 2012, Budget: $27,000.
  3. Sankar, C.S., Raju, P.K. Mixson, D., and Mitra, A. “Helping Build a Disaster Resilient Alabama Coastal Economy Using Geospatial Mapping,” Budget: $579,220, Awarded: Sept. 2009, 2 year duration – Economic Development Administration.
  4. Sankar, C.S. “Develop Application for Geospatial Mapping Project,” College of Business, Auburn University, Summer 2009, Budget: $15,000.