Laura Amo

Assistant Professor
Management Science and Systems


PhD, University at Buffalo
MA, University at Buffalo
BA, Canisius College


  • Introductory and Advanced Statistics for Decision-Making in Business
  • Multilevel Statistical Modeling
  • Research with Large-Scale Databases

Research Areas:

  • Employee cyberbehavior
  • Consumer engagement with gamification
  • Cybersecurity awareness, engagement and self-efficacy
  • Cybersecurity training
  • Policy analysis

Selected Publications

Amo, L.C. (2016). Education-Based gaps in eHealth: A weighted logistic regression approach. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(10), DOI: 10.2196/jmir.5188

Amo, L.C. (2016). Addressing gender gaps in teens’ cybersecurity engagement and self-efficacy. IEEE Security & Privacy, January/February, 2 - 5.

Lee, J. & Amo, L.C. (2016). High-stakes testing for what and for whom? International and interstate analyses of student- and school-targeted accountability policy effects. Handbook of Comparative Education (Ed. Don Sharpes). Information Age Publishers.

Aloe, A.M., Amo, L.C., & Shanahan, M. (2014) Multivariate meta-analysis of teacher classroom management self-efficacy and burnout.  Educational Psychology Review, 26, 101-126,

Amo, L.C.  & Lee, J. (2013). Review of SAT Wars: The Case for Test Optional College Admissions. Review of Higher Education (2-year impact factor of 1.307).

External Projects (Funded)

Year Project
2018-2019 National Security Agency and National Science Foundation ($94,519.27), Co-PI
GenCyber 2018
2018-2019 Spencer Foundation
($43,260), Co-PI
School Security: Identifying and Addressing Sources of Inequity
2015-2017 National Science Foundation ($199,759), Co-PI
SaTC EDU Collaborative: Cybersecurity for Middle School students at Museums: An Informal Learning Approach, DGE-1523174
2015-2016    National Science Foundation & National Security Agency,  GenCyber ($86,393), Senior Personnel, Supplement to NSF Grant, DGE-1241709.