Ph.D. Information Systems

The Ph.D. program in Information Systems, which offers research tracks in Data Science and Human-Centered Computing, encourages an interdisciplinary approach to the exploration of informatics and the evaluation of its effectiveness and consequences.

Summary

  • The Information Systems Ph.D. program is designed to produce scholars with a commanding knowledge of both theory and practice of Information Systems for complex applications and environments.
  • Information Systems Ph.D. dissertations must make a substantial scientific contribution to their particular area of research.  

The graduates of our Ph.D. program will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Understand fundamental knowledge of and apply research methods within a student’s chosen focus of Human-Centered Computing or data intensive research.
  • Critically examine research in the student’s chosen research area.
  • Develop research questions, design research methodologies, implement systems, interpret results and discuss implications for a research project in the student’s chosen research area.
  • Teach effectively in one Information Systems course.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Wu, Yi-Fang Brook

Associate Professor

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Associate Professor, Information Systems
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Deek, Fadi

Provost and Senior Executive Vice President

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Provost and Senior Executive Vice President, Office of the Provost
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Halper, Michael H.

IT Program Director

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Halper, Michael H.
IT Program Director, Information Technology Program
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Jones, Quentin

Associate Professor

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Jones, Quentin
Associate Professor, Information Systems
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Jonathan Smitherson

Ye, Xinyue

Associate Professor

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Ye, Xinyue
Associate Professor, Informatics
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Hoover, Amy K.

Assistant Professor

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Hoover, Amy K.
Assistant Professor, informatics
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Lee, Michael J.

Assistant Professor

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Lee, Michael J.
Assistant Professor, Informatics
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Phan, Hai Nhat

Assistant Professor

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Phan, Hai Nhat
Assistant Professor, information systems
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Wang, Shaohua

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Dr., COLLEGE OF COMPUTING SCIENCE
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Wohn, Donghee Yvette

Assistant Professor

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Wohn, Donghee Yvette
Assistant Professor, information systems
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Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Wu, Yi-Fang Brook

Associate Professor

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Associate Professor, Information Systems
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