Call for Participation, NSF-funded doctoral consortium, OCIS (Organizational Communications and Information Systems) division of Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, 12-13 August 2011

The OCIS (Organizational Communications and Information Systems) division of the Academy of Management is pleased to announce the 2011 Doctoral Consortium, to be held in San Antonio, TX, 12-13 August 2011.

The consortium will provide an opportunity for doctoral students to network, receive feedback on their research and discuss career issues. All interested PhD students working on research in the areas of Organizational Communication and Information Systems are invited to apply at .

Confirmed faculty advisors include:

Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University
Diana Burley, George Washington University
Robert D. Galliers, Bentley University
Paul Hart, Florida Atlantic University
Pamela Hinds, Stanford University
Claudia Loebbecke, Universität zu Köln (University of Cologne)

We have received generous funding from the US National Science Foundation (NSF grant 11-02558) to support travel and attendance for students, with some support available also for non-US-based attendees.

Acceptance to the consortium will be based on a review of the application materials. Preference for attendance and funding will be given to students who will have defended their dissertation proposals but not their dissertations by the date of the consortium, to those who have not previously participated in the OCIS consortium, and to those whose institutions or fields would not otherwise be represented.

To apply, please submit an application online at . The application includes 1) a 5-page, double-spaced, 12 point abstract of the proposed dissertation research and 2) a letter of recommendation from dissertation chair/advisor supporting the student's participation in the Doctoral Consortium.

The due date for applications and letters of recommendation is 1 May 2011.

For questions, please contact me.