School of Information Sciences

PhD Success stories

Success stories in Academia

Graduates of the Doctoral Programs at the School of Information Sciences teach and undertake research at an amazing variety of institutions of higher education including:

Institution Position

University of Maryland

Research Associate

University of Pittsburgh

Librarian III and Associate Director

Syracuse University

Assistant Professor

University of Rhode Island

Assistant Professor

University of Texas at Austin

Assistant Professor

Dominican University

University Librarian

Texas Womens University

Assistant Professor

The Hashemite University, Jordan

Assistant Professor

National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Assistant Professor

Roanoke College

Assistant Professor

Seoul National University, Korea


Upper Iowa University

MIS Instructor

Simmons College

Assistant Professor

Purdue University Calumet

Assistant Professor

University of South Florida

Assistant Professor

International Islamic University, Malaysia

Associate Professor

Kuwait University

Assistant Professor

Northeastern University

Assistant Professor

Rollins College

Library Director

University of New Mexico

Director of Libraries

University of Alabama

Assistant Professor

Northwestern College

Director of Ramaker Library

Mississippi State University

Assistant Professor

Catholic University of America

Assistant Professor

Carnegie Mellon University

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Associate Dean

Cranfield University, England

Research Officer/Defence Academy of the UK

SUNY Albany

Assistant Professor

University of Botswana, Africa


Success stories in Industry

Other PhD graduates have secured exciting positions with corporations and governments across the world including:

Institution Position

Knowledge Technologies

Director of Research Services

UPMC Mercy

Vice President Clinical Operations & Informatics

Public VR

Executive Director

Chitika, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer



OPNET Technologies

Senior Software Engineer

Nielsen Mobile

VoIP System Architect

SAP Labs

Research Scientist

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Computer Scientist

Sibcom AS, Norway

Director, Network and Systems Development

CAT Telecom Public Co. LTD, Thailand

Network Engineer



Federal Communications Commission

Chief Technologist

MAYA Design Inc.

Designer and Researcher

Microsoft Corporation

Market Intelligence Manager


Software Engineer


A Vast Range

iSchool students may take courses and work on research projects in a vast range of subjects, tailoring programs suited to their own professional objectives.