For all questions about the IS PhD Degree including information about the program, admissions, program requirements and general inquiries, please email:

The Information Science PhD Office handles all aspects of the IS PhD Degree and all inquiries regarding the program should be directed to this office. With the exception of our busiest times of the year (start of a new semester, end of a semester and admissions review), we respond to e-mail quickly and advise that e-mail is the most efficient way to contact us.


Professor Sue Fussell, Director of Graduate Studies
226 Gates Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

Assistant Professor Nikki Dell, Tech Liason
Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute
Cornell Tech 2 West Loop Road New York, NY, 10044

Barbara Woske, Graduate Field Assistant
522 Rhodes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

Barbara's Work Schedule for Spring 2022 Semester
Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, in 522 Rhodes Hall
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, Working Remote
Friday: 7:30 am to 3:30 p.m. EST, Working Remote

In Person and Zoom appointments may be scheduled for a specific date and time using
the link below.

NOTE: January 18, 2022 – February 4, 2022 all appointments will be virtual via
Zoom only.

In addition, Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to stop by 522 Rhodes Monday  Wednesday, or send a message via Microsoft Teams, or email me at with questions or issues.


Terry Horgan, Admin Assistant
512 Rhodes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853