University of Calgary

Jeanette Burman

  • Research Assistant
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Jeanette assists Dr. Barrie R. Nault, Distinguished Research Professor in Business Technology Management in the Haskayne School of Business and director of the Informatics Research Centre (iRC) at the University of Calgary, in research related to the econometrics of Information Technology in organizational operations and management. She is currently assisting in a research project related to Smart Grids and Smart Communities and is completing a Built and Landscape Heritage Post-baccalaureate Certificate from the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (2021).

Jeanette completed a Master's of Environmental Design, MEDes, thesis program from the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (previous Faculty of Environmental Design) at the University of Calgary in 2018. She began her undergraduate studies at Mount Allison University, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Art History at the University of Calgary from the Department of Fine Arts in 2010. She has presented and published co-authored research at the 2015 Architectural Research Centers Consortium annual conference in Chicago, IL and at the 2016 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture International conference in Santiago, Chile. 

Jeanette has also been active in Calgary's arts and culture communities. She is a long-time member and volunteer at CJSW, Calgary's campus/community radio station, having hosted a radio program most recently from 2008-2020. She was also involved in film festival programming and production in Calgary, as well as non-profit festival management and governance (2009-2013). Since 2014, she has been the volunteer coordinator and curator of an ongoing archival project in the memory of University of Calgary Professor John R. Stocking in collaboration with University of Calgary Library & Cultural Resources and the Department of Art,

Her interests include gardening, design, reading, cycling, yoga, food, music, movies, and thinking too much. 

Research Interests

Smart Communities & Sustainable Development, Community Radio & Place in Canada, Arts & Craft Architecture, Place-making, Phenomenology, Informal Settlements & Open Spatial Change

Teaching Assistance

Fall 2014  - Management Information Systems 601 Executive MBA, Business Technology Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary


Burman, J. (2018). A Phenomenology of Campus Radio Landscapes: Place, Design, and Resiliency in Canada (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.


 Conference Proceedings

Burman, J, and S. Tsenkova, 2016. "Connecting an Urban Mosaic: Open Spaces and Sustainable Places of Belgrade," Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the CROSS-AMERICAS: Probing Disglobal Networks 2016 Conference Proceedings, Santiago, Chile (refereed). 

Burman, J, and B.R. Sinclair, 2015. “Evaluative place-making of the Arts and Craft Movement: a sustainability framework,” Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2015 Conference Proceedings: Future of Architectural Research. Chicago, IL (refereed) conference website


Editing and literature assistance

Zhang, D., Lyle, M., and B.R. Nault. Trading Volume and Open Interest from the Options Markets as Measures of the Effect of IT Announcements. Accepted at Information Technology Management. March 2020.

Koh, B., Raghunathan, S., and B.R. Nault. An Empirical Examination of Voluntary Profiling: Privacy and Quid Pro Quo. Decision Support Systems, 132, May 2020. 

He, J., Wang, X., Vandenbosch, M.B., and B.R. Nault. Revealed Preference in Online Reviews: Purchase Verification in the Tablet Market. Decision Support Systems, 132, May 2020.

Guo, H., Liu, Y., and B.R. Nault. Provisioning Interoperable Disaster Management Systems: Integrated, Unified, and Federated Approaches. Forthcoming at MIS Quarterly. August 2019.

Zhang, D., Nault, B.R. and X. Wei. The Strategic Value of IT in Setting Productive Capacity. Information Systems Research, 30(4), December 2019, 1124-1144. PDF (last working version)

Li, W., Nault, B.R., and H. Ye. Trade-off Balancing in Scheduling for Flow Shop Production and Perioperative Processes. European Journal of Operation Research, 273(3), March 2019, 817-830. PDF (last version of working paper)

Nault, B.R., and M.S. Rahman. Proximity to a Traditional Physical Store: The Effects of Mitigating Online Disutility Costs. Forthcoming at Production and Operations Management, April 2018. PDF (last version of working paper) Appendix

Zimmermann, S., Angerer, P., Provin, D., and B.R. Nault. Pricing in C2C Sharing Platforms. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 19(7), August 2018, 671-687. PDF (last working version)

Zimmermann, S., Herrmann, P., Kundisch, D., and B.R. Nault. Decomposing the Variance of Consumer Ratings and the Impact on Price and Demand. Information Systems Research,  29(4), December 2018, 984-1002. PDF (last version of working paper)

Liu, Y., Guo, H., and B.R. Nault, "Organization of Public Safety Networks: Spillovers, Interoperability, and Participation", Production and Operations Management, 26(4), April 2017, 704-723 PDF (last working version) Appendix

Ba, S., and B.R. Nault, "Emergent Themes in the Interface Between Economics of Information Systems and Management of Technology", Production and Operations Management, 26(4), April 2017, 625-666 (invited peer-reviewed) PDF (last working version)

Gong, F., Nault, B.R., and M. Rahman, “An Internet-Enabled Move to the Market in Logistics,” Information Systems Research, 27(2), June 2016, 440-452 PDF (last working version) Appendix

Koh, B., Raghunathan, S., and B.R. Nault, "Is Voluntary Profiling Welfare Enhancing?," MIS Quarterly, March 2017, 41(1), 23-41 PDF (last version of working paper)

Li, W., Mitchell, V.L., Nault, B.R., and D. Brind, "Operating Room Scheduling and Adaptive Control Using a Priority First Fit Decreasing Heuristic." Engineering Management Research, 4(2), November 2015, 46-53 PDF (last version of working paper)

Zhang, D., Cheng, Z., Mohammad, H.Q., and B.R. Nault, “Information Technology Substitution Revisited,” Accepted at Information Systems Research (December 2014). PDF (last version of working paper)

Kundisch, D., Mittal, N., and B.R. Nault, “Using Income Accounting as the Theoretical Basis for Measuring IT Productivity,” Information Systems Research , 25(3), September 2014, 449-467 PDF


Photograph of Jeanette Burman


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