[AISWorld] Earn Your Doctorate in Information at the Florida State University iSchool

Besiki Stvilia bstvilia at fsu.edu
Wed Oct 31 17:04:56 EDT 2018

The School of Information (iSchool) at Florida State University (FSU) is
accepting applications for its Ph.D. Program in Information. The Ph.D. in
Information is a research degree designed to produce astute and creative
researchers for academic, corporate, nonprofit, or governmental settings.
The application deadline is January 15, 2019 for priority considerations.

FSU's iSchool is nationally ranked among the top information science
graduate schools in the country. The iSchool's Information Technology
Masters' program is nationally ranked at #7 among graduate IT programs, and
the ALA-accredited Master's in Information is ranked among U.S. News & World
Report's "Best Graduate Programs in Library and Information Science" at 11th
overall, 7th in Youth Services, and 1st in School Library Media. The
University itself is ranked No. 26 among national public universities in the
recent U.S. News & World Report rankings. The iSchool's faculty have been
awarded over $50 million in federal, state, local, and foundation research
grants, and maintain a strong connection to the community through various
literacy and service initiatives. Cultural diversity is an important goal
supported by the School, College, and University. More information about the
School of Information is available online at: http://ischool.cci.fsu.edu/.

Faculty at FSU's iSchool offer research collaborations in a wide range of
areas including youth, data curation and digital libraries, data analytics,
sociotechnical and information technologies, human computer interaction,
computational social sciences, cybersecurity, health informatics,
information behavior, information policy, digital government, cultural
heritage and museum informatics among others.

Doctoral students participate in research at the Information Use Management
& Policy Institute, the Social Media Lab, the iSensor Lab, eHealth Lab,
DETOUR, Innovation Hub, the Institute for Digital Information and Scientific
Communication, and the Data Center Server Lab.
FSU's iSchool PhD students travel nationally and internationally to present
research at conferences including the annual meetings of the Association for
Information Science and Technology, iSchools, American Library Association,
ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems and more.
PhD students at FSU receive assistantships in research or teaching with
tuition waivers and competitive stipends, health insurance subsidies,
opportunities for additional scholarships and travel support, and work in
research collaborations with iSchool professors.

FSU's iSchool is located in Tallahassee, a metropolitan community of
approximately 380,000 that has been rated by Livability.com as one of the
100 best places to live in the United States. In addition to FSU,
Tallahassee is home to Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community
College. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts in the
Florida Panhandle, and Tallahassee is situated among many rich historical
and natural resources, including easy access to some of the most beautiful
beaches in the country. Tallahassee has a high quality public school system,
and provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts. 

FSU iSchool Student Services
(850) 645-3280
ischooladvising at admin.fsu.edu

Besiki Stvilia, Professor and Chair of Doctoral Program 
School of Information - Florida's iSchool 
College of Communication and Information 
Florida State University
269 Louis Shores Building
142 Collegiate Loop
P.O. Box 3062100
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2100
Email: bstvilia at fsu.edu
Web: myweb.fsu.edu/bstvilia/

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