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ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award Recipients

This ProQuest (formerly UMI, University Microfilms International) sponsored award recognizes outstanding recent doctoral candidates whose research contributes significantly to an understanding of some aspect of information science.  ProQuest contributes $1000 to the winner as well as travel expenses to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.  Read the award guidelines for more information.

The recipients of the ProQuest Doctoral Dissertation Award are:

Year

Recipient

2020

Hussein Haruna
Improving Sexual Health Education for Adolescent Students Using Game-Based Learning and Gamification

2019

Tim Gorichanaz
Understanding Self-Documentation

2018

Olle Skold
Documenting Videogame Communities

2017

Dr. Sarah A. Buchanan
A Provenance Research Study of Archaeological Curation Dr. Sarah A. Buchanan

2016

Steffen Hennicke
What is the Real Question? An Empirical-Ontological Approach to the Interpretative Analysis of Archival Reference Questions

2015

Chris Cunningham
Governmental Structures, Social Inclusion, and the Digital Divide: A Discourse on the Affinity Between the Effects of Freedom and Access to Online Information Resources

2014

Amelia Acker
Born Networked Records: A History of the Short Message Service Format

2013

Sebastian K. Boell
Theorizing Information and Information Systems

2011

Jaime Snyder
Image-Enabled Discourse: Investigating the Creation of Visual Information as Communicative Practice

2012

Shelagh K. Genuis
Making Sense of Evolving Health Information: Navigating Uncertainty in Everyday Life

2010

Alberto Pepe
Structure and Evolution of Scientific Collaboration Networks in Modern Research Collaboratory

2009

Luanne Freund
Exploiting Task-Document Relations in Support of Information Retrieval in the Workplace

2008

Eric Meyer
Socio-Technical Perspectives on Digital Photography

2007

W. John MacMullen
Contextual Analysis of Variation and Quality in Human-curated Gene Ontology Annotations

2006

Vivien Petras
Translating Dialects in Search: Mapping between Specialized Languages of Discourse and Documentary Languages

2005

Weiping Yue
Predicting the Citation Impact of Clinical Neurology Journals Using Structural Equation Modeling with Partial Least Squares

2004

Lennart Bjorneborn
Small-World Link Structures Across an Academic Web Space: A Library and Information Science Approach

2003

Anne Diekema (Syracuse University)
Translation Events in Cross-Language Information Retrieval:Lexical Ambiguity, Lexical Holes, Vocabulary Mismatch, and Correct Translations

2002

Pamela Savage Knepshield
Mental Models: Issues in Construction, Congruency and Cognition

2001

Allison Powell
Database Selection in Distributed Information Retrieval: A Study of Multi-Collection Information Retrieval

2000

Daniel Dorner
Determining Essential Services on the Canadian Information Highway: An Exploratory Study of the Public Policy Process

1999

Jacqueline Algon (Rutgers University)
The Effect of Task on the Information Related Behaviors of Individuals in Work-Group Environment

1998

Tomas A. Lipinski (University of Milwaukee)
The Communication of Law in the Digital Environment: Stability and Change within the Concept of Precedent

1997

Harry Bruce (University of New South Wales)
A User-Oriented View of Internet as Information Infrastructure

1996

Howard Rosenbaum (Syracuse University)
Managers and information in organizations: Towards a structurational concept of the information use environment of managers