Contact Us

PhD Program in Business Administration

Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
321 Nineteenth Avenue South
Suite 4-205
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0438
Phone: 612-624-5065

Virtual Front Desk

Due to Covid-19, we are working remotely. However, we are still here to help you! You can reach us via email at

You can also visit us virtually at our Zoom Front Desk from 9:30 a.m.--10:30 a.m. (Central Time), Monday--Thursday. Use the Z link and you will automatically join a Zoom meeting where one of our staff members will assist you shortly. It may take a few minutes for us to answer, so please be patient.

Department Staff

As the administrative center for the PhD in business administration, the program office offers a range of services for prospective and current students, faculty, and staff. Located in Carlson School. Suite 4-205, we provide information on recruiting, application processing, student funds, student progress monitoring, public relations, program promotions, policies and procedures.

Shawn Curley, PhD
Program Director and
Director of Graduate Studies

Sandy Herzan
Associate Director

Mishy Wang
Program Assistant