average age at receipt of phd=33

I’m going to be right on track…

One thing is clear from the data: This is not a field that produces Wunderkinder, bright young things who make their mark at a precocious age. In fact, some of our sample members have kept their best wine until last. Creativity in academic information science is clearly not the preserve of callow youth, and no one pattern of productivity characterizes the innovators in our sample. (p. 1954)

— Cronin, Blaise and Lokman I. Meho. 2007. Timelines of creativity: a study of intellectual innovators in information science . Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 58 (13): 1948-59.

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