Ibrahim ARPACI is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) and Educational Technology (EdTech). He holds a BSc in Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2005) from Anadolu University, a MSc in Information Systems (2009) and a PhD in Information Systems (2013) both from Middle East Technical University. He was a visiting scholar at Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, Toronto, ON, Canada (2012-2013). His academic work focuses on how computational technology interacts with psychological, educational and cultural dynamics. His research interests are in Computational Intelligence, Instructional Systems Design and Technology, Cyberpsychology and Behavior, Culture, Learning and Technology. He has published several articles in leading academic journals including; the British Journal of Educational Technology, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Computers in Human Behavior, Internet Research, Personality and Individual Differences, and Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. He received the Best Paper Award at the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS, 2009). He received Distinguished Researcher Award from the London Journals Press (UK, 2019). He was recognized as one of the World’s Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University in 2020, ranked 396th in Education and 492nd in Information Systems.