Community Profiles

Nilo Sarraf Takes Smart Data to the Next Level

“I see it as my responsibility, while I’m alive, to do something that can... contribute to the body of information science knowledge.”
Nilo Sarraf
San Francisco, California
San José Gateway PhD Student

Doctoral Student David Gray Receives Grant to Study Deployed Soldiers’ Personal Digital Archives

As an officer in the U.S. Navy and a Certified Archivist, David Gray sees a need to collect and preserve digital content generated by military personnel during wartime. He’s researching the topic as a student in the San José Gateway PhD program, which he entered in August 2013.

Doctoral Student Melissa Fraser-Arnott Initiates Research on Information Professionals Working in Non-Traditional Roles

Melissa Fraser-Arnott just completed her first year in the San José  Gateway PhD program and is busy preparing to present an extensive literature review for her proposed research.

SLIS Lecturer Mary Ann Harlan Completes the San Jose Gateway PhD Program with Research on Teen Digital Content Creation

In October 2012, SLIS Lecturer Mary Ann Harlan became one of the newest alumni of the San Jose Gateway PhD Program, our School’s international doctoral degree program offered in partnership with Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

Doctoral Student Diana Wakimoto Researches History of Community Archives

Doctoral student Diana Wakimoto is exploring the creation and evolution of three community-based archives to understand how their practices differ from traditional institutions.