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Puzant Y. Balozian

Doctorate in Information Systems

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Puzant was a former analyst in the MIS department in the headquarters of Fransabank, one of the four largest banks in the country. Born and raised in Lebanon he has mastered four languages. Puzant also worked as an assistant manager of public access librarian in one of the biggest libraries in the region. He supervised the work of dozens of student assistants per semester in serve to thousands of faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally he cultivated two years of experience in the Business Computer Center of LAU as assistant supervisor. His hobbies include reading and swimming; although he is quickly becoming a fan of shooting, football and Texas rodeos.


  • MBA, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2010
  • BS - MIS, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2005

Expected Year of Graduation

Conferment 2016

Dissertation Title

The Downsides of Information Systems Security Policy Compliance Efforts: Toward a Theory of Unintended Reversed Security Action and Productivity (TURSAP)


Dr. Dorothy E. Leidner

Research Interests

  • Insiders' Threat
  • Information Security Policies Compliance
  • Ethical Issues in IS

Current Position

Assistant Professor, Lebanese American University

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