School of Information Sciences


SIS Adjuncts Add Expertise to Research

Continuing in the tradition of excellence, the School of Information Sciences highlights two adjunct professors of merit. Both adjuncts will work with SIS faculty and the Center for Information and Communication Studies on research studies,especially those focusing on scholarly communication, mobile information and behavior in the digital space.

Donald W. King

Donald W. King is Honorary University Professor, Bryant University.  He served as President for King Research,Inc. from 1976 to 1996 and was co-founder of Westat, Inc., ( which is a leading statistical survey organization.  Among his awards and honors are: Pioneer of Science Information, Chemical Heritage Foundation;  Award of Merit and Research Award from American Society of Information Science and Technology; and Fellow – American Statistical Association.  He received his B.S. and M.S. in Statistics from the University of Wyoming.

David Nicholas

David Nicholas is the most recent addition. He is a Director and founder of the internationally renowned CIBER research group ( The group is perhaps best known for its deep log analysis technique for monitoring behaviors online, especially in regard to the Google Generation. Previously David was Head of the Department of Information Studies (I-school) at University College London for seven years (2004 – 2011) and previous to that was Head of the Department of Information Science at City University for a similar period of time. Currently David is on the Research Board of the British Library and the International Board of Counter. He received his MPhil from London Metropolitan University and PhD from City University.