University of Texas at Austin

School of Information

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iCaucus

United States of America

North America

Member Since 

2003

About

The University of Texas at Austin School of Information (iSchool) is a premier research and education program for the 21st century field of information. We are changing the future by engaging the present and preserving the past. Our students learn to design new tools, analyze human activities, organize information, and ensure technology serves its intended users. The iSchool offers an undergraduate Informatics degree program, a top-ranked master’s program in Information Studies, a research-intensive doctoral program, a certificate of advanced study and numerous joint degrees. We are educating the next generation of information creators, innovators, brokers, designers, and researchers.
Our world-class faculty have expertise in a wide range of disciplines—from computer science, psychology, and engineering to anthropology, communications, English and more. Research at the iSchool transcends boundaries and crosses disciplines in order to understand the ways information and technology change the behaviors of individuals, organizations, and society. The iSchool is home to specialized research labs in User Experience, Preservation & Conservation, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Human-AI Interaction, Information Retrieval and more.
Degrees:
• Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Science (BSI) in Informatics
• Master of Science Information Studies (MSIS), also available are numerous dual degree options
• Master of Science Information Security & Privacy - Option III (MSISP)
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Information Studies
Certificates:
• School Librarian Certificate Program
• Certificate of Advanced Study
Contacts
• Dr. Eric T. Meyer, Dean (Head of School) - https://ischool.utexas.edu/people/people-details?PersonID=345
• Dr. Soo Young Rieh, Associate Dean for Education & Professor - https://ischool.utexas.edu/people/people-details?PersonID=385
• Dr. Edgar Gómez-Cruz, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Associate Professor - https://ischool.utexas.edu/people/people-details?PersonID=514
Website Contact: https://ischool.utexas.edu/about/contact-us
Social Media Contacts:
• Twitter- @UTiSchool - https://twitter.com/UTiSchool
• Facebook- @UTiSchool - https://www.facebook.com/UTiSchool
• Instagram- @TexasiSchool - https://www.instagram.com/texasischool/
• LinkedIn- @UTiSchool - https://www.linkedin.com/school/utischool
• YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/UTiSchool

iSchool Contacts

Eric T. Meyer

Eric T. Meyer

Head of School

Information science

Eric T. Meyer

Soo Young Rieh

Associate Dean

Human Information Behaviour

Eric T. Meyer

Edgar Gómez-Cruz

Assistant Dean

Digital Culture