Dr. Maria Kutar

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Lady Hale Room 117

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Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Information Systems


I studied Law at undergraduate level, followed by a Masters and PhD research in Computer Science. In 2004 I joined the University of Salford, firstly in the Information Systems Institute, and then in Salford Business School. I have undertaken a variety of teaching and programme management roles, and led the University Research Ethics Panel, before taking on my current role. I am a recipient of 3 Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards and a Student Union Teaching Award, and am dedicated to delivering excellent teaching and student experience.


I have taught and developed a range of UG and PG modules including • People and Computing • Operations and Information Management • Professional, Legal and Ethical Studies • Information Security • Systems Analysis and Design • Dissertation Supervision

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the intersection of people and technology, in particular information systems ethics, human use of technology, and technology in education.

Qualifications and Memberships

• LLB Hons (Law) • MSc Computer Science • PhD in Specification of Temporal Properties of Interactive Systems • PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, with ILT accreditation • Board Member, UK Association for Information Systems • Chair, Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG)