Professor Carmel teaches information technology (IT). His research area is the globalization of technology work: global software teams, offshoring of IT, and emerging software industries.
His recent book, 2011, is “I'm Working While They're Sleeping: Time Zone Separation Challenges and Solutions” His 1999 book "Global Software Teams" was the first on this topic and is considered a landmark in the field. He also wrote one of the first books on offshoring, in 2005: "Offshoring Information Technology."
He has written more than 100 articles, reports, and manuscripts. He consults and speaks to industry and professional groups. A more extensive profile appears on his webpage.
At AU he co-founded and led the program in Management of Global Information Technology in the 1990s. In 2005-2008 he was department Chair. In 2009 he was awarded the International Business Professorship and in 2012 he was named the Kogod UPS Scholar. He has been a Visiting Professor at Haifa University (Israel) and University College Dublin (Ireland), and at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile). He was the (visiting) Orkand Endowed Chaired Professor at University of Maryland University College.
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Arizona