Mariia Petryk


Mariia Petryk is an assistant professor of information systems and operations management in the Donald G. Costello College of Business, George Mason University. Before joining George Mason University, Dr. Petryk received her Ph.D. in information systems and operations management from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. Her academic advisor is Dr. Liangfei Qiu. Mariia also obtained a minor Ph.D. degree in statistics from the Department of Statistics at the University of Florida with the guidance of Dr. Kshitij Khare.

Her current research interests span across information systems and finance, management, and organization science, focusing on blockchain, Fintech, and social interactions. Mariia's work appeared in reputable academic journals, including Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, and at premier IS conferences, including CIST, POMS, and INFORMS.

Before joining the academia, Mariia worked as a Data Analyst at an international telecommunications company (Ukraine) and financial services company (Ukraine). She holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in economic cybernetics from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Journal Papers in Publication and Under Review

Mariia Petryk, Michael Rivera, Siddharth Bhattacharya, Liangfei Qiu, and Subodha Kumar, “How Network Embeddedness Affects Real-Time Performance Feedback: An Empirical Investigation,Information Systems Research (UTD 24, FT 50), 33(4), pp. 1467-1489

Mariia Petryk, Liangfei Qiu, and Praveen Pathak, “The Impact of Open-Source Community on Cryptocurrency Market Price: An Empirical Investigation,”  Journal of Management Information Systems (FT 50), 40(4), pp. 1237-1270.

Mahendrarajah Nimalendran, Praveen Pathak, Mariia Petryk, and Liangfei Qiu (author names are in alphabetical order), “Informational Efficiency of Cryptocurrency Markets,” Accepted at Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (FT 50).

Michael Rivera, Mariia Petryk, and Guohou Shan, “Navigating the Digital Highway: A Large-scale Quasi-Experiment in Examining Real-Time Feedback App in Automotive Repair Services,” Under review at Management Science (UTD 24, FT 50).

Mariia Petryk and Jiasun Li, “(Data) Mining the Ethereum Open-Source Development Community,” Revise and resubmit  Journal of Operations Management (UTD 24, FT 50).

Work in Progress (Selected)

“Secondary Market in Token Economics,” (Targeting MIS Quarterly)

“Generative AI or Human Experts? Investigatin g the Roles of AI Generated Feedback in Automotive Repair Outcomes,” with Michael Rivera and Guohou Shan (Targeting Information Systems Research)

"Platform Business Models in Secondary Market Sales”, with Emre Demirezen and Aditya Vedantam (Targeting Information Systems Research)

"Virtual Apparel Items and the Operations Strategy," with Mehmet Altug (Targeting Management Science)

Research Interests


Ph.D. in Business Administration (concentration in Information Systems), Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, Aug 2022 

Ph.D. (minor) in Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Florida, Aug 2022

B.A. in Law, Kyiv National Economic University, Kyiv, Ukraine, Oct 2015

M.S. in Economic Cybernetics, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine, Jun 2015

B.S. in Economic Cybernetics, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine, Jun 2013