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Darla Moore School of Business

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We understand you may have a good number of questions. We look forward to working with you as you navigate this process. To best provide you with the information you need, please feel free to contact the following program leads or faculty coordinators.

Admissions & Operations Coordinator — Application Status

For support with the application portal, application completion status and follow-up on missing application materials, please contact:

 Stephen Bledsoe

Stephen Bledsoe      


Admissions & Operations Coordinator, Ph.D. Programs  



Program Director — General Questions (application process, start dates, orientation)

For general information regarding the application process, admission events, enrollment process, admission notifications, orientation, program start dates and all other general questions, please contact: 


Marcelo Frias 


Director, Doctoral Programs                                                    



Faculty Coordinators — Academic Program Information

For information related to the academic aspects of the program (content, objectives, career progression), we encourage you to contact the Ph.D. faculty coordinator for each specific program.

Orgul Ozturk Orgul Ozturk (Bio)  

Ph.D. in Economics                                                                                  


Scott Jackson Scott Jackson (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Accounting


Allen Berger Allen Berger (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Finance


Gerald McDermott Gerry McDermott (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, International Business


Omrane Guedhami Omrane Guedhami (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, International Finance


Abhijit Guha Abhijit Guha (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Marketing


Paul Bliese Paul Bliese (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources


Yan Dong Yan Dong (Bio)

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Production/Operation Management and Operation Research


Additional Information

For any other information or if you are not sure what is the best course of action, please email us or call 803-777-7903.

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