Current Students

There are currently 95 students in the PhD program in Business Administration. Please find their information below:

Chundan (Rachel) Lan is an Accounting PhD student at the Carlson School of Management.
Yichang Liu
PhD Candidate
Xinyuan Shao
PhD Candidate
Yihan Song
PhD Student
Yihan Song, PhD Student at the University of Minnesota with a concentration in Accounting.
Ethan Yao
PhD Student
Mark Michienzi
PhD Student

Mark Michienzi, CPA is a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Accounting at the Carlson School of Management. He received his B.S. in Accounting from St. Cloud State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He has been a Certified Public Accountant within the State of Minnesota since 2018.

Yuchen Chen
PhD Candidate

I am a PhD Candidate in Finance at the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

I will be on the job market in academic year 2022-2023.

For more information, please visit my google sites and github.

Jing Gao
PhD Student
Jash Jain
PhD Student
Yu Li
PhD Student

I am a Ph.D Candidate in Finance from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

My research interests are Fintech, Financial Intermediaries and International Finance. In my research, I focus on how financial frictions can be overcome to improve the conditions of underprivileged individuals, businesses or countries.

Chonghao Hao
PhD Student

First-year Ph.D. student in the Finance department.

First-year Ph.D. student in the Finance department.

Zenan (Alan) Chen
PhD Candidate

At the University of Minnesota, I employ both empirical and analytical methods to study excessive social media usageplatform economics, and the broadband market with my advisors Jason Chan and Soumya Sen.

Jeff Clement
PhD Candidate

My dissertation is focused on the interactions between experts and AI/machine learning systems, specifically how AI explanations impact how healthcare providers incorporate AI recommendations into care decisions.  I have a related project looking at how AI impacts the doctor-patient relationship, and several smaller projects that use pharmaceutical prescription data t

Zihong Huang
PhD Candidate
Joe Jenkins
PhD Student
Joe Jenkins is a current PhD Student in the Information & Decision Sciences department at the Carlson School of Management.
Hyeongseo Park
PhD Student
Hyeongseo Park is an Information & Decision Sciences PhD student at the Carlson School of Management.
Agnes Yang
PhD Candidate

My research area is blockchain economies in a broad sense. More specifically, my current project looks at governance in decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) in decentralized finance (DeFi). In another, I study cryptocurrency partnerships that arise both between traditional finance and blockchain projects and inter-projects.

Sojung Yoon
PhD Student
Sojung Yoon, PhD Student in the Carlson School of Management Information & Decision Sciences department.
Yi Zhu
PhD Candidate

Yi Zhu is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research interests lie in the intersection of healthcare IT, social networks, and consumer behavior.

  • User Generated Content
  • Social media
  • Crowdfunding
Ben Chen
PhD Student

First-year Ph.D. student in the Information & Decision Sciences department.

Mayank Anand
PhD Candidate

Currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior, Mayank has over 3 years of marketing and consulting experience. He has worked with corporate giants like Unilever, Boston Consulting Group, and Asian paints; and helped them excel in the South East Asia region.

Han Young Jung
PhD Candidate

Han is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Marketing at Carlson School of Management. His current research focuses on consumption experiences and prosocial behavior. 

Sangmin Kim
PhD Student

Sangmin is interested in consumers' response to information environment - how they process, understand, and react to available information. Sangmin's current research interests include consumers' response to online advertisements, consumer search behavior, privacy concerns, and conspiratorial thinking.

Steven Ren
PhD Student

I am a first-year consumer behavior PhD student. Some of my current interests include consumer enjoyment and how meaningfulness shapes consumer behavior. I'm always looking for new ideas and topics, so feel free to reach out!

Yuanchen Su
PhD Candidate

Yuanchen Su is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Marketing at the University of Minnesota. Yuanchen received her M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and M.S. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota, and B.E. in Automatic Control from Tsinghua University in China.

Qi Xie
PhD Candidate

Currently I'm a fourth year Ph.D. Candidate in quantitative marketing at Carlson School of Management.

Weize Yin
PhD Student
Ruihang Shen
PhD Student

Ruihang Shen is a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota studying marketing, and consumer behavior. She completed her M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications at Medill, Northwestern University, and B.A. in Communication at George Washington University. 

Luqian Sun
PhD Student

Luqian is a first-year quantitative marketing Ph.D. student from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She focuses on e-commerce and social media marketing, utilizing machine learning and deep learning methods.

Christina Ko
PhD Student
Christina Ko is a Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship PhD student at the Carlson School of Management.
Michael Park
PhD Candidate

Please visit my personal website for the most recent version of my CV and further information about my research.

Sohyun Park
PhD Candidate
Gregory (G) Young
PhD Student
Gregory (G) Young is a doctoral student in the Department of Strategy & Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management.
Jiaqi (Vikki) Yuan
PhD Student
Jiaqi (Vikki) Yuan is a Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship PhD student at the Carlson School of Management.
Shilpam Dubey
PhD Student

First-year Ph.D. student in the Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship department.

Xiangting Wu
PhD Student

I'm a first-year Ph.D. student in Strategy. My research interests center around stakeholder and network perspectives. 

Yasaman Asayesh
PhD Student
Yasaman Asayesh, PhD student in the Carlson School of Management's Supply Chain & Operations department.
Yuanyuan (Amy) Ding
PhD Candidate

Yuanyuan (Amy) is a PhD Candidate in business administrat

Yeon Joo Lee
PhD Candidate
Alison Murphy
PhD Candidate

Alison is a 5

Finn Petersen
PhD Student
I am a third-year Ph.D. student in the Supply Chain and Operations department. My research integrates work in operations management with insights from organizational theory and sociology to understand why organizations and individuals engage in organizational misconduct and what the consequences of such wrongdoing are. 
Yi Tang
PhD Candidate
Hanu Tyagi
PhD Student
I am a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Supply Chain and Operations department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. I work towards improving access to pharmaceutical drugs using supply chain and operations management tools and methodologies.

PhD student in Supply chain and Operations Management.

First-year Ph.D. student in the Supply Chain and Operations department. 

Adrianto
PhD Student

Adrianto completed his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Universitas Indonesia and Master's degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Brandy Edmondson
PhD Student

Brandy Edmondson is a fifth year doctoral student in the Work and Organizations department and Predoctoral Associate at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Dongil (Marco) Jang is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Work and Organizations at the Carlson School of Management. Marco's current research activities focus on boundaryless careers in the digital transformation era. To map the structuration and organizing processes, he is also interested in how data-driven techniques can be harmonized with theoretical arguments. 

Seola Kim
PhD Student
Seola Kim is a Work & Organizations PhD student at the Carlson School of Management.
Jianxuan Lei
PhD Student
Jianxuan Lei is a Work & Organizations PhD student at the Carlson School of Management.
JeeYoung Seo
PhD Candidate

Jee Young (Jeeny) Seo is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Work and Organizations. Her research focuses on interpersonal behaviors, emotions, personality, leadership and teams.

Junseok Song
PhD Candidate

Junseok Song is a PhD Student in Work & Organization at the Carlson School of Management. He received his Bachelor's degree at the University of Minnesota and Master's degree at Yonsei University, Korea. He has work experience in the Statistics Bureau of Korea as well as management consulting firms such as Accenture and the Boston Consulting Group.

Youjeong Song
PhD Candidate

Youjeong is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Work and Organizations at the Carlson School of Management. Her primary research interests include workforce diversity, stereotypes, discrimination, and group dynamics and cognition. Youjeong's current research projects span various diversifying characteristics, such as Language, Race, Gender, and Physical Attractiveness. 

Christopher Winchester
PhD Student & Instructor

Christopher (Chris) C. Winchester is an award-winning research- and teaching-oriented Ph.D. student in organizational behavior at the Carlson School of Management within the Department of Work and Organizations.