PhD Current Students
There are currently 83 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.
Zenan "Alan" Chen is a final-year Ph.D. candidate in the Information and Decision Sciences department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research is centered on the design and societal implications of digital tools, such as large language models (LLMs) and social media blockers.
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.
Hi! I’m a PhD candidate in Quantitative Marketing at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. I am on the marketing academic job market for 2023/2024. My dissertation, under the guidance of my advisor, Prof. George John, investigates how and why gamification incentives influence salespeople's performance.
Qi Xie is a sixth-year PhD student of Marketing at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Prior to her PhD studies, she received her M.S. in Business Analytics from University of Rochester, and B.A. in Public Finance from Peking University in China. under the guidance of her advisors Prof.
Mayank is a consumer behavior researcher with a special focus on consumer response to threats to their worldviews. His research employs the lens of consumers' political ideology and moral decision-making to investigate their marketplace behavior. His primary methodological focus is behavioral lab and field experiments, with recent exploration of more multi-method approaches.
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.
Seulmin Yang is a 5th year Ph.D. candidate in Marketing. Before joining the Carlson ph.d. program, she got a bachelor's degree in business administration in Korea and a master's degree in statistics from the University of Chicago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.