Xiaolin Lin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Computer Information and Decision Management
College of Business

Academic Background 
Ph.D.  Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Management Information Systems, 2015.
M.B.A.  University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, 2009.
M.S.  University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, Computer Information Systems, 2009.
B.B.A.  Fuzhou University, China, 2006.
Work Experience
Academic Experience 
Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, West Texas A&M University (2018 - Present), Canyon, Texas.
Visiting Assistant Professor of MIS, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi (2016 - 2018), Corpus Christi, Texas.
Post-Doctoral Associate, University at Buffalo (2015 - 2016), Buffalo, New York.
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Washington State University (2010 - 2015), Pullman, Washington.
Intellectual Contributions:
Refereed Articles 
Wang, X., Lin, X., & Spencer, M. (2019).  Exploring the effects of extrinsic motivation on consumer behaviors in social commerce: Revealing consumers' perceptions of social commerce benefits.   International Journal of Information Management, 45 (2), 163-175.
Lin, X., Wang, X., & Hajli, N. (in press, 2019).  Building E-commerce satisfaction and boosting sales: The role of social commerce trust and its antecedents.   International Journal of Electronic Commerce.
Feng, X., Li, Y., Lin, X., & Ning, Y. (in press, 2019).  Mobile Targeting in Industrial Marketing: Connecting with the Right Business.   Industrial Marketing Management.
Wang, X., Tajvidi, M., Lin, X., & Hajli, N. (in press, 2019).  Towards an Ethical and Trustworthy Social Commerce Community for Brand Value Co-creation: A Trust-Commitment Perspective.   Journal of Business Ethics.
Wang, X., Lin, X., & Hajli, N. (2019).  Understanding software engineers' skill development in software development.   Journal of Computer Information Systems.
Lin, X., Sarker, S., & Featherman, M. (in press, 2019).  Users' Psychological Perceptions of Information Sharing in the Context of Social Media: A Comprehensive Model.   International Journal of Electronic Commerce.
Bazi, S., Hajli, S., Hajli, N., Shanmugam, M., & Lin, X. (in press, 2019).  Winning engaged consumers: the rules of brand engagement and intention of co-creation in social commerce.   Information Technology & People.
Lin, X., Featherman, M., Brooks, S., & Hajli, N. (2018).  Explore gender differences in online consumer purchase decision: An online product presentation perspective.   Information Systems Frontiers, 20.
Lin, X., Clay, P., Hajli, N., & Dadgar, M. (2018).  Investigating the impacts of organizational factors on employees' unethical behavior within organizationin the context of Chinese firms.   Journal of Business Ethics, 150 (3), 779-791.
Li, Y., Wang, X., Lin, X., & Hajli, M. (2018).  Seeking and sharing health information on social media: A net valance model and cross-cultural comparison.   Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 126 (1), 28-40.
Prentice, C., Wang, X., & Lin, X. (2018).  An Organic Approach to Customer Engagement and Loyalty.   Journal of Computer Information Systems.
Lin, X., Featherman, M., & Sarker, S. (2017).  Understanding factors affecting users' social networking site continuance: A gender difference perspective.   Information & Management, 54 (3), 383-395.
Lin, X., Zhang, D., & Li, Y. (2017).  Social commerce research: Definition, research themes and the trends.   International Journal of Information Management, 37 (3), 190-201.
Lin, X., Zhang, D., & Li, Y. (2016).  Delineating the dimensions of social support on social networking sites and their effects: A comparative model.   Computers in Human Behavior, 58 (1), 421-430.
Hajli, N., & Lin, X. (2016).  Exploring the security of information sharing on social networking sites: The role of perceived control information.   Journal of Business Ethics, 133 (1), 111-123.
Hajli, N., Lin, X., Featherman, M., & Wang, Y. (2014).  Social word of mouth: How trust develops in the market.   International Journal of Market Research, 56 (5), 673-689.
Hatem, B., Hajli, N., Lin, X., Featherman, M., & Cohen, I. (2014).  Social media for developing health services.   Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 17 (3), 283-296.
Hajli, N., Hatem, B., Lin, X., & Featherman, M. (2013).  From E-learning to social learning: A health care study.   European Journal of Training and Development, 37 (9), 851-863.
Service to the University 
Department Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2018-2019:  Involvment with the creation of graduate comprehenvise exams (database part)  
2018-2019:  Involvement with the ABET reaffirmation (assessment CIDM3350)  
2018-2019:  Involvement with Greenlighting parties  
College Assignments
2018-2019:  Journal Evaluation Committee  
University Assignments
Other Institutional Service Activities:
2018-2019:  Involvement with Discuss WT event (CIS event)  
Service to the Profession 
Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2018:  Journal of Busienss Ethics.
Alpha Iota Delta, 2012-present
Courses Taught 
Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:
CIDM 3330: Management Information Systems
CIDM 4370: Health Informatics and E-Medicine
CIDM 6310: Information Technology Management
CIDM 6350: Data and Information Management