Jesse Bockstedt completed his PhD in Information Systems at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management in 2008. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory in 2016, Bockstedt held positions at George Mason University and the University of Arizona. Bockstedt's primary research focus is behavioral economic issues in technology-mediated environments. His articles have been published in a number of leading journals including Production and Operations Management, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of MIS.


  • PhD
    Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • MS
    University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
  • BS
    University of Wisconsin - Madison

In the News

  • June 30, 2015
    "Does Apple Music’s song recommendations live up to this potential? The simple answer is no. I tested Apples Music’s recommendation engines with Jesse Bockstedt, a faculty member at University of Arizona who is a music aficionado and has done some very interesting research on recommendation engines. We both downloaded Apple Music and formed a preliminary impression on the quality of its recommendations..."
  • November 12, 2015
    Carlson School of Management
    "Thanks to a growing number of streaming services like Apple Music, it’s now easier than ever for listeners to discover their new favorite song or artist among millions of choices. Online platforms that suggest new music, movies, and products based on consumers’ established preferences are powered by recommender systems—dynamic algorithms that leverage users’ virtual behavior to suggest products or content that they have not yet purchased, experienced, or considered..."