2009 Doctoral Consortium Deadline is Approaching!

Written by OCIS Chief Technology Officer
Thursday, 26 February 2009

The OCIS division of the Academy of Management is pleased to announce the 2009 Doctoral Consortium, to be held in Chicago, IL August 7-8, 2008.  The consortium will provide an opportunity for doctoral students to network, receive feedback on their research, and discuss career issues. PhD students working on research in the areas of Organizational Communication and Information Systems are invited to apply.  The deadline for applications is May 15th, 2009.  Applicants will be notified of outcome by May 22, 2009.

Doctoral Consortium Dates and Times

  • Friday, August 7, 2009, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Saturday, August 8, 2009, 9:30am – 5:30pm

Confirmed Faculty Advisors for the Doctoral Consortium

  • Manju Ahuja, University of Louisville
  • Catherine Cramton, George Mason University
  • Arun Rai, Georgia State University
  • V. Sambamurthy, Michigan State University
  • Carol Saunders, Central Florida University
  • Christina Soh, Nanyang Technology University


Submit the following materials via email to Manju Ahuja by May 15, 2009:

  • Completed application form (below)
  • 5-page, double-spaced summary of proposed dissertation research
  • Letter of recommendation from dissertation chair/advisor
  • Curriculum vita

Any questions about the consortium should be directed to Manju Ahuja ( Manju.Ahuja@louisville.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


OCIS 2009 Doctoral Consortium Application Form
DEADLINE: MAY 15th, 2009

Phone number:

1.         What year are you in your PhD program?
__1st   __2nd   __3rd   __4th   __5th or more

2.         Will you have completed your dissertation proposal by August 8, 2009?
__yes  __no

3.         Have you participated in an OCIS Doctoral Consortium in the past?
__yes  __no

4.         Name and Contact Information for dissertation chair/advisor:

5.         To consider your application we must receive a recommendation from your chair/advisor. It should be emailed to Manju Ahuja ( Manju.Ahuja@louisville.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) no later than May 15, 2009.  Have you asked your chair to submit a letter?
__yes  __no

6.         Briefly describe your research interests. (1 Paragraph)

7.         Briefly describe your dissertation research, including its current status (1 paragraph).


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