Meet our PhD students
There are currently 88 students in the PhD program in Business Administration. Please find their information below:
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.
I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Finance at the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.
I will be on the job market and available for interviews at FMA (Atlanta), AFA (New Orleans), and any virtual interviews during the 2022-23 academic year.
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.
At the University of Minnesota, I employ both empirical and analytical methods to study the effects of productivity-enhancing technologies on individuals and firms with my advisors Jason Chan and Soumya Sen.
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
My research area is blockchain economics and its implications on governance. More specifically, my current project looks at governance in decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) in decentralized finance (DeFi). In another, I study cryptocurrency partnerships between traditional finance, blockchain projects, and inter-projects.
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 health IT and analytics, network science and economics, and consumer behavior.
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.
Xianyu Hao (Bonnie) is a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Marketing at the University of Minnesota. Bonnie’s current research interests include political marketing, consumer well-being, and new technology.
Han is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Marketing at Carlson School of Management. His current research focuses on corporate social responsibility (diversity issues in marketing and cause-related marketing) and consumer perceptions of digital forms of money and products.
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.
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.
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 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.
Please visit my personal website for the most recent version of my CV and further information about my research.
First-year Ph.D. student in the Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship department.
I'm a first-year Ph.D. student in Strategy. My research interests center around stakeholder and network perspectives.
First-year Ph.D. student in the Supply Chain and Operations department.
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 focuses on boundaryless careers in the digital transformation era. He studies the changes in employment relationships examining pay negotiation within and between organizational boundaries.
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 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.
Christopher (Chris) C. Winchester is an award-winning research- and teaching-oriented Ph.D. candidate in organizational behavior at the Carlson School of Management within the Department of Work and Organizations.