Skip to Content

Darla Moore School of Business


Ph.D. Candidate Directory

 

School of Accounting Ph.D. students

Paul Black

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Accountancy
Brigham Young University, 2015

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Brigham Young University, 2015
Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Behavioral managerial accounting

Laura Feustel

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Business Administration
Xavier University, 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting 
Cedarville University, 2006
Highest Honors


ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Behavioral accounting research primarily in the area of tax; particularly interested in topics related to financial reporting of income taxes and accounting professionals' behavior (audit and tax)

Erin Hawkins

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Accepted position at Clemson University

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2011
Summa Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Auditor judgment and decision-making; auditor-client interactions; auditor-auditor interactions; neuroaccounting

Sarah Judge

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
University of South Carolina, 2013
Summa Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Judgment and decision-making related to auditing and financial reporting

Ethan LaMothe

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Accountancy
Brigham Young University, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Berry College, 2011

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Experimental research related to compliance and other behaviors of taxpayers

Kun Liu

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Science, Accounting
Bentley University, 2014
High Distinction

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Salem State University, 2012
Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Henan University, China, 2012

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Judgments and decision-making related to financial accounting information and managerial accounting information; affects in judgments and decision-making related to accounting

Mary Marshall

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Accountancy
Wichita State University, 2013

Master of Public Administration
Wichita State University, 2012

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Bachelor of Science, Management
Oklahoma State University, 2008
Summa Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Experimental examination of tax professional judgment and decision-making, specifically issues related to tax policy and regulation

Nathan Waddoups

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Accounting emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Accountancy
Brigham Young University, 2010

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Brigham Young University, 2010
Magna Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Managerial accounting; behavioral accounting; how performance feedback influences employee behavior

Department of Economics Ph.D. Students

Eren Bilen

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2016

Master of Arts in Economics 
University of South Carolina, 2016

Certificate of Applied Statistics 
University of South Carolina, 2016

Bachelor of Arts, Economics
Bachelor of Arts, International Trade and Finance
Izmir University of Economics, Turkey, 2015
High Honors

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Applied microeconomics; labor economics; economics of education

Zhongyu Cao

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2014

Master of Science, Banking & Finance
Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2012

Bachelor of Science, Public Administration
Wuhan University, China, 2011

Liwen Chen

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2012

Master of Science, Economics
Renmin University, China, 2011

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Relations
Renmin University, China, 2009

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Labor economics; labor migration; employment and wage issues

 Justin Coker

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2016

Master of Arts In Economics
University of South Carolina, 2015

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
University of South Carolina - Upstate, 2013
Magna Cum Laude


ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Labor and education economics; applied microeconomics; game theory; asymmetric information; industrial organization 

Minjie Guo

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2012

Master of Arts, Economics
University of Texas, Arlington 2011

Bachelor of Economics, International Economics and Trade 
Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China, 2007


ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Macroeconomics; applied economics; inflation; public debt; agricultural economics; developmental economics

Matthew Harvey

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2016

Bachelor of Arts, Economics
Harvard University, 2015
Cum Laude


ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Economic history; financial crisis; behavioral economics; economic growth; economic inequality

Eun Son Lim

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2012

Master of Business Administration
Pukyong National University, Korea, 2009

Bachelor of Commerce, International Trade and Logistics
Pukyong National University, Korea, 2007

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
International economics; monetary economics; international trade

Pulkit Nigam

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics 
Entered program in 2010

Master of Arts, Economics
Georgia State University, 2010

Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering 
Manipal Institute of Technology, India, 2006

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Industrial organization; firm theory; urban economics; labor economics

Robert Pettis

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2014

Master of Economics
University of South Carolina, 2015

Bachelor of Science, Economics
Clemson University, 2014
Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science, Finance
University of South Carolina, 2005

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTEREST
Game theory; public goods; microeconomics

Alexandra Troidl

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2016

Master of Arts, Economics
Clemson University, 2016

Bachelor of Arts, Economics
Bachelor of Science, International Business
University of South Carolina, 2013
Summa Cum Laude


ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
International trade; growth and development; monetary economics

Foteini Tzachrista

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2016

Master of Science, Economics and Business Administration
Behavioral Economics emphasis
Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2015
Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts, Economics
University of Ioannina, Greece, 2014
First-Class Honors

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Behavioral economics; neuroeconomics; quantitative research; experimental economics; decision theory; microeconomics

Zehra Valencia Lopez

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2016

Master of Science, Quantitative Economics
University of Alicante, Spain, 2013

Master of Arts, European Union Economics
Marmara University, Turkey, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, Economics
Marmara University, Turkey, 2009

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Labor economics; health economics; applied microeconomics

Breyon Williams

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Economics
Entered program in 2014

Master of Arts, Economics
University of South Carolina, 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
University of South Carolina, 2012 

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Economics of education; labor economics; forecasting

 

Department of Finance Ph.D. Students

Eyad Alhudhaif

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Indiana State University, 2014

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Financial Management emphasis
King Saud University, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Financial markets; performance measures

Jin Cai

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Rice University, 2008

Bachelor of Economics
Bachelor of Law
Nankai University, 1999

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Asset pricing; behavior finance; derivatives; financial institutions

Chi-Chun Chiang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Master of Business Administration
Finance emphasis
National Taiwan University, 2005

Bachelor of Business Administration
Finance emphasis
National Taiwan University, 2003

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Risk management and insurance; financial markets and institutions; fixed income markets

Ashleigh Eldemire Poindexter

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Accepted position at the University of Tennessee

Master of Science, Business Administration
University of South Carolina, Finance emphasis, 2014

Bachelor of Science, Engineering
University of Michigan, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Empirical corporate finance; capital structure; fixed income securities

Destan Kirimhan

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Ph.D. in Economics
Middle East Technical University, Turkey, A.B.D.

Master of Arts, Economics
Bilkent University, Turkey, 2010

Bachelor of Science, Economics
TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey, 2008
High Honours

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Banking and financial institutions

Xinming Li

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Science, Finance
Johns Hopkins University, 2014

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Troy University, 2012
Magna Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting
Beijing Jiaotong University Haibin College, China, 2012

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Banking and financial institutions; corporate finance; international finance

Gerard Pinto

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Business Management
XLRI Jamshedpur, India, 2011

Bachelor of Engineering,
Mechinical Engineering emphasis
University of Mumbai, India, 2006

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate finance

Herman Saheruddin

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Master of Management Science
University of Indonesia, 2009

Bachelor of Economics, Management
University of Indonesia, 2006

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Banking and financial institutions; risk management; corporate finance; corporate governance

Robert Viglione

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Business Administration
Loyola Marymount University, 2007
Finance and Marketing emphasis
Magna Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts, Mathematical Sciences
Bachelor of Arts, Physics & Actuarial Mathematics
State University of New York - Binghampton, 2003

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Emperical asset pricing; cryptofinance; peer-to-peer financial technologies; emerging and frontier markets

Yafei Zhang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Visiting Scholar, Finance Department
University of South Carolina, 2014-15

Ph.D. in Finance and Banking
Nankai University, China, A.B.D.

Master of Finance, Finance and Banking
Nankai University, China, 2013

Bachelor of Law, Social Work
Nankai University, China, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Initial public offerings; investment banking; venture capital


 

Department of International Business and International Finance Ph.D. Students

 

Ruiyuan Chen

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Finance emphasis
Entered program 2012

Accepted position at West Virginia University

Master of Science, Economics
Bocconi University, Italy, 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Finance
Wuhan University, China, 2008

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate governance; privatization; state ownership; international finance; banking

Scott Hibbs

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Arts, Cross-Cultural Studies
Marantha Baptist Bible College, 2010

Bachelor of Science, Management
Marantha Baptist Bible College, 2001 

Hye Sun Kang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2010

Master of Science, International Business
Korea University, 2006

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Diplomacy
Sungshin Women's University, Korea, 2000

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Technology strategy: dominant design; technology trajectory; industry evolution; interactions between government and firm innovation strategy in international business; national innovation system; global automobile industry

Nina Kondratenko

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Social Work
University of South Carolina, 2014

Master of Language and Literature
Philology emphasis
National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine, 2012

Bachelor of Philology
National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine, 2010
Diploma with Honors

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate social responsibility; emerging markets; CSR strategic management; politically connected firms

Alessandro Perri

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2010

Master of Global Management
Thunderbird School of Global Management, 2009

Master of Business Administration, Management
New York University, 1998

Sabrina Saleh

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2010

Master of Science, Public Policy and Management
Carnegie Mellon University, 2006

Bachelor of Arts, Economics - Management
Chatham University, 2005
Summa Cum Laude


ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
International corporate governance: governance and management of multinational corporations: organizational institutionalism

Noman Shaheer

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Business Administration
Yonsei University, Korea, 2012

Master of Business Administration
Instuitute of Business Management, Pakistan, 2009

Bachelor of Business Administration
Institute of Business Management, Pakistan, 2006

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Multinational strategy; cultural influences on international business practices; internationalization of Asian firms; management of cross cultural employees and teams

Ettore Spadafora

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Accepted position at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Ph.D. in Business Administration
Strategy emphasis
University of Pisa, Italy, 2010

Master of Management
University of Pisa, Italy, 2006
Cum Laude

Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Pisa, Italy, 2004
Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Determinants and consequences of international diversification; influence of cultural and institutional distance on firms’ behavior; organizational responses to institutional complexity

Jiawei "Brooke" Wang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Master of Science, Finance
Quantitative Finance emphasis
University of Buffalo, 2016

Bachelor of Economics, Finance
Shaanxi Normal University, China, 2014

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
International finance: financial management in multinational corporations

Corporate finance: national culture and corporate governance; corporate social and
environment responsibilities

Hyo Jin Yoon

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Master of Science, Finance
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, 2016
Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Business Administration
Global Business emphasis
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, 2014

Bachelor of Science, Business
Indiana University, 2013
High Distinction

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate governance; ownership; institutions; corporate social responsibilities

Pengxiang "Alex" Zhang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Business emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
Sun Yat-Sen University, China, 2013

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Emerging markets; entrepreneurship; family business

 Ying Zheng

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
International Finance emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Master of Science, Finance
Bentley College, 2012

Bachelor of Science, Finance
East China University of Science and Technology, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate social responsibility; financial distress; capital structure; institutions

 

Department of Management Ph.D. Students

 

Dhuha "Dee" Abdulsalam

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Human Resources
University of South Carolina, 2013

Bachelor of Science, International Business
Florida International University, 2010
Magna Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Board capital and governance; CEO and executive human and social capital; strategic human resource management; international human resource management; social networks

Ormonde Cragun

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Organizational Behavior
Brigham Young University, 1999

Bachelor of Arts, Human Resource Management
Utah State University, 1997
Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Executive succession; strategic human capital resources; strategic human resource management; compensation; top management teams

Spenser Essman

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Master of Business Administration
Finance emphasis
University of Kansas, 2015

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
University of Kansas, 2011

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Strategic human resource management; human capital; turnover; compensation

Patrick Flynn

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Bachelor of Science, Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain
University of Maryland, 2008

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Teams; organizational citizenship behavior; time; multilevel processes; motivation: status

Jonathan Hendricks

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science
Utah Valley State College, 2012
Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Virtual identities; personality; trust; physical well-being; emergence

Christina Hymer

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Bachelor of Science, Industrial and Labor Relations
Cornell University, 2012

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Identity; trust; transitions; organizational commitment; leadership

Jason Kautz

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Business Administration
Global Supply Chain & International Finance emphasis
Canisius College, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Entrepreneurship
Canisius, 2010
Magna Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Interplay between macro and micro level organizational identity; dissemination of organizational culture, how what is stated by an organization is reflected in the day-to-day attitudes and beliefs of employees

Xing Liu

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Arts, English Language and Literature
Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China, 2009

Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature
Tianjin Foeign Studies University, 2006

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Group diversity and fault lines; trust and justice in organizations

Jieun Park

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Labor and Human Resources
Ohio State University, 2012

Master of Business Administration
Ewha Womans University, Korea, 2006

Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts, Christian Studies
Ewha Womans University, Korea, 2003 

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Diversity and faultlines; teams; human capital resources

Michael Ulrich

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management emphasis
Entered program in 2011

Accepted position at Utah State University

Master of Science, Statistics
Brigham Young University, 2009

Bachelor of Science, Statistics
Brigham Young University, 2007

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Understanding the contextual factors that determine how HR can be leveraged by organizations to improve firm performance; understanding the behavior of top management teams, including team composition, succession and turnover

 

Department of Management Science Ph.D. Students

 

Sanghoon Cho

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Master of Science, Statistics
Iowa State University, 2016

Master of Science, Business Administration
Operations Management emphasis
Seoul National University, Korea, 2014

Bachelor of Arts, Management
Bachelor of Arts, Economics
Handong Global University, Korea, 2012
Magna Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Retail operations management; pricing and revenue management; the operations/marketing interface

Moonwong Chung

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Science, Business Administration
Management emphasis
Seoul National University, Korea, 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration
Yonsei University, Korea, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Supply chain interaction and behavioral operations

Justin Kistler

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Business Administration
Healthcare and Operations emphasis
Wake Forest University, 2012

Bachelor of Science, Marketing
Clemson University, 2005

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Health care operations; process improvement strategies; service operations

Erin McKie

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Accepted position at Ohio State University

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Global Supply Chain and Operations Management
University of South Carolina, 2009
Magna Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Sustainable operations; environmental regulations; closed loop supply chains; data analytics; cross disciplinary research; operations and marketing interface; simulation and case-based teaching methods

Olga Pak

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Arts, Economics
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Business
Economic Consulting & Public Policy Analysis
Indiana University, 2009

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Retail operations management; assortment planning; shelf-space optimization

Minseok Park

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Accepted position at Salisbury University

Master of Science, Business Administration
Logistics, Service and Operations Management
Korea University, 2012

Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial Engineering
Korea University, 2008

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Behavioral operations management; supply chain management; supply chain coordination and contracts; operations and manufacturing interface

Yuqi Peng

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Ph.D. Student in Economics
Entered program in 2014

Master of Science, Software Engineering
Peking University, China, 2014

Bachelor of Science, Software Engineering
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 2011

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Industry organization; sustainable supply chain; corporate social responsibility and supply chain management; retailing strategy

Cherry Singhal

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2010

International Master of Business Administration
Global Operations Management emphasis
University of South Carolina, 2010

Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering
Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India, 2006

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Health care operations; research methods used in the field of production and operations management

Ovunc Yilmaz

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Accepted position at the University of Notre Dame

Master of Science, Statistics and Operations Research
University of North Carolina, 2012

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering
Koc University, Turkey, 2010
Vehbi Koc Scholar

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Revenue management and pricing; strategic consumer behavior; operations/marketing interface

Zhihao "Terry" Zhang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Management Science emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Master of Science, Supply Chain Management
University of Maryland, 2015

Bachelor in Economics, Logistical Management
University of International Business and Economics, China, 2013

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Sustainability and green supply chain; service operations; supply chain collaboration

 

Department of Marketing Ph.D. Students

 

Sina Aghaie

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Business Administration
Management emphasis
Sharif University of Technoloy, Iran, 2011

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2008

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Marketing-finance interface; new product development; brand strategy; mergers and acquisitions

Kara Bentley

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Accepted position at Chapman University

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing
Texas Christian University, 2009
Magna Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Memory; social context; experiential consumption

Niharika Goel

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2017

Master of Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, 2012

Bachelor of Technology, Engineering
Guru Gobind Singh Indrapastha University, 2009

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Aesthetics; consumer to consumer interaction

Li Huang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Accepted position at Hofstra University

Master of Philosophy, Marketing
City University of Hong Kong, 2010

Master of Arts, Communication and New Media
City University of Hong Kong, 2006

Bachelor of Business Administration, Tourism Management
South China Normal University, 2005
First Class

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Social identity and consumer memory; social sharing and word-of-mouth; social media marketing and consumer brand relationships

Liang Huang

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2015

Bachelor in Business Administration
Information Systems and Information Management emphasis
Tsinghua University, China, 2015

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Effects of the self and the environment on consumer information processing, judgments and decision-making; interpersonal influences on consumer behavior; consumer self-control behavior

Amirali Javadinia

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2014

Master of Science, Business Administration
Management emphasis
Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
University of Tehran, Iran, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Word-of-mouth; new product adoption; pricing; customer relationship management

Ruoou Li

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Ohio State University, 2015
Summa Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Motivational influences on consumer behaviors

Christopher Ling

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2012

Master of Science in Management, Marketing
Queen's University, Canada, 2012

Bachelor of Business Administration, Specialist in Management - Marketing Stream
University of Toronto, Canada, 2010

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Consumer misbehavior; social acceptance and rejection; emotions

Sotires Pagiavlas

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program 2015

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
University of North Carolina, 2015

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Services marketing; customer relationship management; cross-cultural variations in strategic firm decisions

Taehoon Park

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Arts, Psychology
New York University, 2013

Master of Science, Business Administration
Yonsei University, Korea, 2011

Bachelor of Business Administration
Yonsei University, Korea, 2009 

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Corporate social responsibility; inferred value; consumer information processing; lay belief; processing fluency; judgment and decision making

Gustavo Schneider

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2016

Master of Science, Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2015

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
University of Vale do Rios dos Sinos, Brazil, 2000

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Decision-making; judgment; consumer well-being

Tracey Swartz

EDUCATION
Pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration
Marketing emphasis
Entered program in 2013

Master of Science, Finance
University of South Florida, 2012

Master of Business Administration
Master of Science, Marketing
University of South Florida, 2010

Bachelor of Science, Business Economics
University of South Florida, 2004
Cum Laude

ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERESTS
Marketing strategy focusing on an upper echelons perspective on marketing; new product development and product quality; word-of-mouth and social media marketing