Sunil Hazari

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
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 Artificial Intelligence, 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

EDUC 6125 - Foundations of Research


EdD, West Virgina University

MBA, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

MS, Eastern Kentucky University

BS, Maharaja Sayajirao University, India

Public Service

Supply Chain Management, Volunteer - Marietta

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. (2023). 100 Useful ChatGPT prompts for Students, Educators, & Researchers.


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.

Hazari, S. (2023). Microlearning in Action: Using Social Media Snippets to Enhance Learning in Online Courses. University of West Georgia