Honoring Excellence: UNT Department of Information Science Spring 2024 Ph.D. Graduates

The University of North Texas Department of Information Science recognizes and celebrates the Spring graduation of its Ph.D. students. These dedicated scholars have demonstrated exceptional perseverance and intellectual prowess. The graduation marks the culmination of years of rigorous study, innovative research, and academic devotion.

The Department of Information Science extends heartfelt congratulations to these graduates for their remarkable achievements. Their success not only reflects their individual hard work but also the supportive environment provided by their professors, mentors, peers, and the institution. As these scholars embark on their next endeavors, they carry a heart of curiosity and excellence that reflects our academic tradition.

  Name: Dissertation Title:
Kossi B. Enhancing Cybersecurity in Agriculture 5.0: Probabilistic Machine Learning Approaches
James F. Appraisal Practices in University Special Collections
Mohammed H. Foreign News Coverage in Conservative and Liberal U.S. Newspapers: A Case Study of Saudi Arabia Between 1932 to 2023
  Debjani P. A Study of Hierarchical Risk Parity in Portfolio Construction
Nayana P. Autism Knowledge, Awareness, Misinformation and Stigma: Mixed-Methods Study


The Department of Information Science wishes them all the best in their future pursuits and look forward to seeing the positive impacts they will undoubtedly make in their respective fields. Congratulations to the Ph.D. Class of 2024!


The mission of the University of North Texas (UNT) Information Science (IS) Ph.D. Program is to provide a center of excellence in graduate education and research. The UNT IS Ph.D. Program emphasizes the interrelationship of the economic, social, cultural, and technological aspects of an evolving information society. The intent is to unify knowledge systems, problem-solving approaches and research methodologies regardless of their disciplinary roots, and to produce graduates who will be leaders in the information age. The Information Science Ph.D. Program bridges into many different opportunities, if you'd like to here more about this, the information can be viewed here.