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Sunil Hazari

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program M.S. Instructional Design & Technology

Dr. Sunil Hazari is Senior Contributing Faculty and has been with Walden University for over 20 years . He currently teaches in the MS-IDT program in the Richard Riley College of Education and in the past has held joint appointment with the College of Management and Technology where he served on doctoral committees as Chair and second committee member, taught courses, and was University Research Reviewer (URR) for PhD students.

Dr. Hazari’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of Educational Technology, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Information Systems Security, Emerging technology, Online learning, Web usability and Web 2.0 technology applications. He has authored several peer-reviewed journal publications and has also presented at national conferences. Dr. Hazari serves on Editorial Board of several journals.

Courses Taught

MGMT 8550 - Information Security & Risk Assessment


EdD, West Virgina University

Public Service

Supply Chain Management, Volunteer - Marietta, GA United States

Awards / Honors

Research Award, Delta Pi Epsilon, 2010


Hazari, S., Richards, A. R. (2011). A qualitative study of adoption of social media for personal finance investing.

Hazari, S., Hargrave, W., Clenney, B. (2008). An Empirical Investigation of Factors Influencing Information Security Behavior. Journal of Information Privacy and Security.


Hazari, S. (2014). A Qualitative Study of Adoption of Social Media for Personal Finance Investing.

Hazari, S. (2018). Transitioning Students from Content Consumers to Content Creators.