Sarbottam Bhagat

Assistant Professor

Sarbottam Bhagat

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
Department of Computer & Cyber Sciences


Dr. Sarbottam Bhagat is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University. Dr. Bhagat holds a PhD in Information Systems from the University of North Texas. His research interests lie on social media, information disclosure and privacy, fake news, behavioral information security, and adoption/diffusion of emerging technologies. His work has been published in Behaviour & Information Technology, Information Systems Management and International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction. Additionally, his work has been accepted at highly regarded conference proceedings including International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). Dr. Bhagat also holds an MBA from Washburn University School of Business and a BBA from Tribhuvan University (Nepal). He has also been inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honors - an international honor society that recognizes the most outstanding students of business. His professional experiences span across operations, business development and consulting.

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  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems University of North Texas, 2021

  • MBA, Business Administration and Management, General Washburn University - Topeka, 2016

  • BBA, Marketing/Marketing Management Tribhuvan University, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • AIST 3410

    Database Management Systems
  • AIST 2120

    Scripting and Automation


Selected Recent Publications

  • Examining users’ news sharing behaviour on social media: role of perception of online civic engagement and dual social influences, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Cybersecurity Awareness and Adaptive Responses Among College Students, 2021
    Conference Proceeding
  • BYOD Security Policy Compliance: Role of Policy Awareness, Organizational Culture and Social Controls, 2020
    Conference Proceeding
  • Disinformation in Social Media: Role of Dark Triad Personality Traits and Self Regulation, 2020
    Conference Proceeding
  • Higher Education Amidst COVID-19: Challenges and Silver Lining, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal