Dr Kathy Mcgrath
Wilfred Brown Building 217
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Kathy McGrath is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Brunel University London. She started her career as an IT practitioner in the leisure industry and went on to hold a full spectrum of systems development and project management roles. For eight years, she worked as an IT consultant in the financial sector, where she carried out assignments ranging from feasibility studies and project evaluations to project management of systems development teams. During this time, Kathy worked for several of London’s leading financial institutions and major insurance companies.
Prior to joining Brunel, Kathy was a Senior Lecturer at University College Northampton and an occasional teacher at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Kathy has held external examiner posts for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the LSE, University of East Anglia and Westminster Business School. She was also a Senior Associate Editor for the European Journal of Information Systems from 2009 to 2018.
BSc Mathematics, University of Kent at Canterbury
MSc Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science
PhD Information Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science
Director, Doctoral Taught Programme, Computer Science Department (2012 - present)
Director, MSc Information Systems Management (2009-2011, 2018-2020)
Module Leader, Ethics and Governance of Digital Systems (2020 - present)
Newest selected publications
McGrath, K. (2021) 'Accuracy and Explainability in Artificial Intelligence: Unpacking the Terms'.42nd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Austin, Texas. 12 - 15 December.
McGrath, K. (2016) 'Identity verification and societal challenges: Explaining the gap between service provision and development outcomes'. MIS Quarterly, 40 (2). pp. 485 - 500. ISSN: 0276-7783 Open Access Link
McGrath, K. (2013) 'The potential of generative mechanisms for IS research'.34th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Milan, Italy. 15 - 18 December. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013): Reshaping Society Through Information Systems Design. pp. 4121 - 4137.
McGrath, K., Elbanna, A., Hercheui, M., Panagiotopoulos, P. and Saad, E. (2012) 'Exploring the democratic potential of online social networking: the scope and limitations of e-participation'. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 30 (1). ISSN: 1529-3181 Open Access Link
McGrath, K., Elbanna, A., Hercheui, M., Panagiotopoulos, P. and Saad, E. (2011) 'Online social networking and citizen engagement: Debating the potential and limitations'.32nd International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS2011). Shanghai. 4 - 7 December. International Conference on Information Systems 2011, ICIS 2011. pp. 4431 - 4435.