Where are our PhD grads working?

We are proud to showcase the careers of PhD in Information Studies graduates from the McGill University School of Information Studies.

To see where our PhD grads are working, click on the interactive map below.

Careers of SIS PhD graduates - view as a list


  • Dhary Abuhimed, PhD'15. Research Consultant, Innovation & Economic Development dept., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.


  • Natasha Zwarich, PhD'14. Professor (Responsable du certificat en gestion des archives), Département d'histoire, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • Rhiannon Gainor, PhD'14. Director of Research, e.republic, Folsom, CA, USA
  • Nouf Khashman, PhD'14. Information professional. Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar


  • Jillian Tomm, PhD'13. Assistant Head Librarian, Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Library, Montreal, Canada
  • Nasser Saleh, PhD'13. Head Librarian, Engineering and Science Library, Queens University, Kingston, ON Canada
  • Kaushilya G. Weerapura, PhD'13. Projects Officer, Knowledge Transfer and Exchange, Gambling Research Exchange Ontario, Guelph, ON, Canada
  • Guillaume Boutard, PhD'13. Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies, SUNY, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Yusuke Fitzgibbons, PhD'13. Assistant Professor/Lecturer, School of Computer and Security Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia


  • Lorie Kloda, PhD'12. Assessment Librarian, McGill University Library, Montreal, Canada
  • David Tang, PhD'12. Research Associate, Information Technology Primary Care Research Group (ITPCRG), Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Michelle Atkin, PhD'12. Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Law at Carleton University; Public Services & Collections Librarian Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
  • Rafa Absar, PhD'12. Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Amandine Pras, PhD'12. Visiting Professor, College of Arts & Sciences-Creative Arts, Stetson University, DeLand, FL, USA


  • Charles-Antoine Julien, PhD'11. Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • François-Xavier Paré, PhD'11. Librarian, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • Lin Yang, PhD'11. Manager, Knowledge Management, IT Advisory, KPMG, Toronto, ON, Canada


  • Vincent Larivière, PhD'10. Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication, Assistant Professor, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada


  • Valerie Nesset, PhD'09. Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies, University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Xiaowen Bao, PhD'09. Managing Director. Hengda Youjiao Educational Technology, Beijing, China


  • Audrey Laplante, PhD'08. Associate Professor, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • Erica Wiseman, PhD'08. Strategic Information Analyst, National Research Council, Montreal, Canada
  • Chukwuemeka Dean (Dean Emeka) Nwakanma, PhD’08. Senior Consultant/CEO, Knowledge & Information Global Alliance, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Leanne Bowler, PhD'08. Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Tao Jin, PhD'08. Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA


  • Ping Li, PhD'07. Associate Professor. Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College, CUNY, Queens, NY, USA
  • Michael Sutton, PhD'07. Associate Professor, Management, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Suleiman Al-Reyaee, PhD'07. Dean of Libraries. Al-Jouf University, Al-Jawf, Saudi Arabia


  • Dorothy Williams, PhD'06, Executive Director, Black Community Resource Centre, Montreal, Canada


  • Lisbeth (Lis) Clemens, PhD'05, Librarian, Selwyn House School, Montreal, Canada
  • Kwan Yi, PhD'05. Associate Professor, Library Science Program, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA


  • Eino Sierpe, PhD’02. Associate Professor, Information & Library Science Department, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, USA

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