Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Information Studies
A general description of the Ph.D. program.
Why come to UCLA to study information?
Applicants and prospective doctoral applicants are encouraged to attend an information meeting to find out more about the PhD program.
Application procedures and contact information.
Sources of funding for PhD students. Information on financial support from the UCLA Graduate Division.
Stages of the Ph.D. program, and time-to-degree guidelines.
Course requirements and recommendations.
The Written Qualifying Examination.
Preparing the proposal, advancing to candidacy, defending and filing the dissertation.
Current PhD students, their research interests, and links to personal pages.
PhD Alumni Directory
Former PhD students, their dissertation topics, and links to their current pages.
The DPC oversees all aspects of the doctoral program in the Department of Information Studies.
Please note that continuing students follow the handbook for the year in which they entered the program.
The UCLA Program in Experimental Critical Theory is meant to galvanize, coordinate, and expand research and teaching in critical theory across departments and disciplines at UCLA.The Program offers the Graduate Certificate in Experimental Critical Theory, which is open to graduate students enrolled in a Ph.D. or MFA program in any participating department at UCLA.The Program also sponsors the annual ECT Colloquium, which meets twice a quarter, and various lectures and conferences.