Dr. Puzant Balozian


Puzant Balozian is an assistant professor of Information Technology. He received his PhD in Information Systems from Baylor University, Waco, Texas, along with a distinguished dissertation award. He also has an MBA with emphasis in information systems and a BS in Business Information Systems Management from LAU AKSOB. His research, focused primarily on the impacts of organizational factors on individual user behaviors in the context of information security and privacy, addresses security policy compliance/violation and has appeared in recognized journals and conferences, including the Database for Advances in Information Systems, the International Conference on Information Systems, Americas Conference on Information Systems.

Teaching Interests

  • Information Technology Management
  • Business Data Communication
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Information Security and Protection

Research Interests

  • Information Security Compliance
  • Information Privacy
  • Information Security Theory

Selected Publications

Articles in Journals

Balozian, P., Leidner, D. & Warkentin, M. (in press). Responses to security policy compliance-inducing techniques: Differentiating managers and employees. Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Balozian, P. & Leidner, D. (2017). Review of IS Security Policy Compliance: Toward the Building Blocks of an IS Security Theory. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems.

In Conferences

Balozian, P. & Leidner, D. (2017). The Assumptions and Profiles Behind IT Security Behavior. Proceedings of Fiftieth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2017  (CD-ROM). 

Balozian, P. & Leidner, D. (2016). IS Security Menace: When Security Creates Insecurity. Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems 2016. 

Balozian, P, & Leidner, D. (2014). Tablet Image: Visibility Feature Designs Increase Tablet Use. Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems 2014.