There are currently 95 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 (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.