Gun-woong Lee's move from PhD student to faculty member at a leading research university is the kind of outcome that the IS doctoral program is designed to deliver.

A hallmark of the W. P. Carey School's information systems doctoral program is the expectation that PhD students will participate in — and ideally publish — research during the first two years of what's typically a four or five year course of study. The experiences of three current IT doctoral candidates show this process in action.