PhD Program Newsletter

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Alumni Highlights

Current Student Highlights

Student Publications & Presentations


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Our Ph.D. alumni continue to distinguish themselves, and we will continue to celebrate them. A few of our alumni's recent accomplishments include:


  • Narae Lee, SME, PhD 2022, won the STR Division's Robert J. Litshert Award at AOM
    • Best proposal with practical implications (SMS)
    • Corporate Citizenship Research Award (POSCO)
  • Ellie Stillwell, WOrg, PhD 2021, moved from Visiting Assistant Professor at Northeastern University to Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics.
  • Haram Seo, SME, PhD 2021, 2022, Distinguished Paper Award from the STR division of the Academy of Management.
  • Keith Pennington, SME, PhD 2021, Started as an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut in the Management and Entrepreneurship department.
  • Bori Csillag, WOrg, PhD 2021, awarded the Stirek Assistant Professor of Management Professorship at Oregon State University (2023).
  • Miguel Velasco Lopez, IDSc, PhD 2020, Promotion to Assistant Professor in the Quantitative Methods Department.
  • Tianna Barnes, WOrg, PhD 2020, has completed her postdoc at Whatton and will be starting as an Assistant Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
    • Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management Diversity and Inclusion Initiative 2021.
    • Academy of Management Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division Outstanding Reviewer 2021.
  • Maria Rodas, Mktg, PhD 2019, was named an MSI Young Scholar. Selections were made on the basis of productivity in a set of top journals, citation impact of work since the PhD, article awards, relevancy of work to MSI Research Priorities, and editorial board leadership.
  • Sehwon Kang, SCO, PhD 2019, was awarded the Chris Voss Best Paper Award: Runner Up at EurOMA 2022, for the paper: "Labour issues at supplier factories in developing countries: Drivers and remediation of civil and collective violations".
  • Probal Mojumder, IDSc, PhD 2018, Since Feb 2021, Assistant Professor and Young Faculty Research Chair at Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, India
  • Rick Hardcopf, SCO, PhD 2018, is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. 
    • Rick is currently finishing his 5th year and hopes to put his tenure packet together this coming Summer. Rick has 4 publications to date, with 2 more in review and 2 additional papers almost ready
  • Cameron Miller, SME, PhD 2017, was a Wiley Blackwell Best Dissertation Award Finalist, Strategic Management Division, AOM, 2018; and has received:
    • Outstanding Reviewer Award, AOM Perspectives, 2019;
    • Distinguished Paper Award, Strategic Management Division, AOM, 2018;
    • Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2018;
    • Best Reviewer, Knowledge, and Innovation Group, Strategic Management Society, 2018
  • Karyn Dossinger, WOrg, PhD 2016, Started her new job in August 2022 as Assistant Professor of Management at Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business. In addition, starting 2023-2024, Karyn will take on a new role as Associate Program Director, MS in Human Resources. 
  • Yeonka (Sophia) Kim, WOrg, PhD 2016, Promotion to Associate Professor and tenured at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, recently started a new job as an Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University. 
  • Florence Honore, SME, PhD 2015, Schulze 2021 Publication Award for Your Startup Team: "Why Both Shared and Diverse Experiences Matter." EIX March 2021.
  • Patricia Dahm, WOrg, PhD 2015, received the Best Paper Award, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management in 2019.
  • Sumi Jung, Acct, PhD 2015, Publication in the Accounting Review in 2022 with Minnesota Alumni Wen Chen, Xiaoxia Peng, and Ivy Zhang (former faculty member). 
  • Nelson Amaral, Mktg, PhD 2013, recently joined the faculty at Ontario Tech University as an Assistant Professor.
  • Georg Meyer, IDSc, PhD 2012, is employed at Bossard Group as their Cheif Information Officier 
  • Jinjing Zhang, IDSc, PhD 2012, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Indiana University in 2019.
    • Named to Poets&Quants’ Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors for 2018.
  • Adam Fremeth, SME, PhD 2009, was named the E. J. Kernaghan Chair in Energy Policy at the Ivey Business School, Western University, in 2018.
    • Fulbright Scholar for 2018-19
  • Pallab Sanyal, IDSc, PhD 2009, was recently named the Director of MBA Programs at George Mason University.
  • Amit Kramer, WOrg, PhD 2009, has been named Associate Editor of the Journal of Vocational Behavior.
  • Zhen Zhang, WOrg PhD 2008, has been named Editor-in-Chief of Personnel Psychology for 2023-2025.
  • Ajay Kumar, IDSc, PhD 2007, was appointed Defense Secretary of India in 2019.
  • Ashwani Monga, Mktg, PhD 2004, has been named Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of Rutgers University.
  • Alina Chircu, IDSc, PhD 2001, was appointed Associate Dean of Business for Graduate Programs at Bentley University in 2019.
  • Amy Cox, Mktg, PhD 2001, was recently named the Chair of the Economics, Accounting, and Business Department at Converse College.
  • Gregory Heim, SCO, PhD 2000, was promoted to full Professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University.
  • Haresh Sapra, Acct, PhD 2000, was awarded the Hillel J. Einhorn Teaching Excellence Award in the Executive MBA program at Booth.
    • serving as senior co-editor of the Journal of Accounting Research
  • Jesper Johansson, IDSc, PhD 1999, has been named Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at GoDaddy, Inc.
  • Philip Evers, Mktg, PhD 1993, was appointed Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, in 2019.
  • Mansour Javidan, SME, PhD 1983, is the Garvin Distinguished Professor of Management at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
    • He was named Project Director for the GLOBE 2020 research program
  • Tor Guimaraes, IDSc, PhD 1981, received the Caplenor Research Award for 2019. 


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This year we feature two alumni who have recently graduated from the Carlson School of Management.


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Jacob Ott, Ph.D. in Accounting (2021) – Assistant Professor of Accounting, London School of Economics

Jacob was an Accounting Ph.D. student at Carlson from 2016 to 2021. He subsequently joined the London School of Economics as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting.  Professors Ott's primary research interests are financial institutions and regulatory and external monitoring activities. During his time at Carlson, he initiated and developed multiple research projects with faculty members on banking, SEC regulations, and analysts and auditing behaviors. His paper titled "Protecting Wall Street or Main Street: SEC Monitoring and Enforcement of Retail Owned Firms" is accepted for publication at the Review of Accounting Studies.


Jason Nguyen, Ph.D. in Supply Chain and Operations (2018) - Assistant Professor, Ivey Business School at Western University  

Assistant professor Jason Nguyen

Jason Nguen is an Assistant Professor in the Operations Management and Sustainability groups at Ivey Business School, Western University.  After graduating from Carlson, Jason's first placement was at the UNSW Business School, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia.  In 2020, he joined VinUniversity, a brand-new university in Hanoi, Vietnam, founded by Vingroup, the largest Vietnamese conglomerate, in collaboration with Cornell University.   As a founding faculty of the College of Business and Management at VinUniversity, Jason helped set up the curriculum for the Bachelor in Business Administration program.  While in Vietnam, Jason was also involved in the establishment of the Institute of Circular Economy Development (ICED), at Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City. 

Jason's research focuses on contributing academic insights for the movement toward a global curriculum and sustainable economy that minimizes the consumption of resources, energy, and emissions.  The primary objective is to provide managerial insights that guide and inform the development and implementation of more effective environmental policies and incentive schemes.  His research papers have been published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals including Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and Environmental and Resource Economics



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 (Left) recently received an award for best dissertation proposal called Essays on the Politics of Innovation from INFORMS. Michael won the University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in 2022. Michael Park

Ramin Zandvakili (Middle) recently passed his oral preliminary defense called "Designing Chatbots that improve feedback delivery". 

Brandy Edmonson (Right) recently passed her oral prelim defense proposal called "Bigger than Black and White: The Biracial Advantage and Employment Discrimination." Brandy is currently a fellow at MIT. 


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Xinyuan Shao

  • “Trading with Ads” (with Vivian Fang and Josh Madsen)
    • BYU Accounting Research Symposium (2018)

Yixin (Ethan) Yao

  •  Xi Ji, Yixin Yao, and Xianling Long. “What Causes PM2.5 Pollution? Cross-Economy Empirical Analysis from Socioeconomic Perspective.” Energy Policy 119 (August 1, 2018): 458–72.



Yao Deng

  • “Product Market Competition and the Profitability Premium” 
    • European Finance Association Annual Meeting (2018)
    • Financial Intermediation Research Society Annual Meeting (2019)
    • Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting (2019)


Information & Decision Sciences

Jeff Clement

  • Clement J, Bhattacharya S, Greenwood BN. (2023) Are FDA Enforcement Letters the Cure for Misleading Pharma Ads? An Empirical Investigation of Prescription Claims Data. Working Paper - Available at SSRN

Zenan Chen

  • Zenan Chen and Jason Chan, Best Paper Award in General IS Track, International Conference on Information Systems 2022
  • Best Student Paper Award, Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems 2022

Yash Babar

  •  “Falling from Digital Grace: Participation in Online Coding Contests Following Loss of Status” (with Swanand Deodhar and Gordon Burtch)
    • Conference on Information Systems & Technology (2018)
    • Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (2018)
  •  “Run Forrest Run!: Measuring the Impact of App-Enabled Social Feedback on Running Performance”. (with Jason Chang and Ben Choi)
    • International Conference on Information Systems (2018) 
  • “Meeting Over Meat: How do Offline Meets Impact Online Activity in a Hybrid Foodie Community?” (with Yuqing Ren)
    • Academy of Management (2018)

Sandeep Kumar Gangarapu

  •  “A Prescriptive Analytics Framework for Optimal Policy Deployment using Heterogeneous Treatment Effects”.
    • Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (2018)
    • Winter Conference on Business Analytics (2019)

Scott Schanke

  • "The Effect of Politeness on Social Media Advertising Compliance: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment Conducted on Facebook”. 
    • Conference on Information Systems and Technology (2018)

Yaqiong Wang

  •  “From Head to Long Tail: Flexible Recommendation using Cosine Patterns.” (with Junjie Wu, Zhiang Wu, Gediminas Adomavicius)
    • Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (2018)
  • “How Bricks Add to Clicks? Understanding the Impact of Showrooming on Online Purchase Behaviors.” (with Jason Chan, Kaiquan Xu, Xi Chen)
    • Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (2018)
    • Conference on Information Systems and Technology (2018)



Xianyu (Bonnie) Hao

  • Hao, Xianyu (Bonnie), Mayank Anand, Tzushuo (Ryan) Wang, and Akshay R. Rao (2022), “Reducing COVID vaccine hesitancy by inducing a comparative mindset,” Vaccine, published online November 7, 2022, 

Mayank Anand

  • Hao, Xianyu (Bonnie), Mayank Anand, Tzushuo (Ryan) Wang, and Akshay R. Rao (2022), “Reducing COVID vaccine hesitancy by inducing a comparative mindset,” Vaccine, published online November 7, 2022, 

Sangmin Kim

  • Kim, S., Stavrova, O., & Vohs, K. D. (in press). Do voting and election outcomes predict changes in conspiracy beliefs? Evidence from two high-profile U.S. elections. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Maria Rodas

  • Rodas, M.A., Ahluwalia, R., and Olson, N. (forthcoming) A Path to More Enduring Happiness: Take a Detour from Specific Emotional Goals. Journal of Consumer Psychology
  • "The Secrecy Effect: Secret Consumption Polarizes Product Evaluations” (with Deborah R. John)
    • Presented at the Association for Consumer Research (2018) 
  • “Generosity without Borders: The Interactive Effect of Spatial Distance and Donation Goals on Charitable Giving” (with Alison J. Xu and Carlos Torelli)
    • Presented at the Association for Consumer Research (2018)

Yuanchen Su

  • “Social Sharing with Competition”
    • INFORMS Marketing Science Conference (2019)
    • MSOM Annual Meeting (2019)

TzuShuo Wang

  • “Shop Cheap and Look Good: A Signaling Framework” with Jennifer Stoner, Barbara Loken, and Sophia Min)
    • Association for Consumer Research (2019)
  • "The Professor X Effect – Do People with Disability Achieve Higher?” (with Jinjie Chen and Alison Xu)
    • Association for Consumer Research (2019)
  • "What Fake News Are Shared by Whom and Why?” (with Hyerin Han, Hyun Euh, and Akshay Rao)
    • Association for Consumer Research (2019)
  • “The Variation of Preference Stability in Decision-Making across Gain and Loss Domains” (with JungKeun Kim, Gina Wang, Akshay Rao, and Raghunath Rao)
    • Association for Consumer Research (2019)
  • “Appreciation of Creativity: Unintended Consequences of Thematic versus Taxonomic Product Organization” (with Alison Jing Xu, Joan Meyers-Levy, and Barbara Loken)
    • Society for Consumer Psychology (2019)
  • “Life History and Perceptions of Risks” (with Cory Fleck, Vlad Griskevicius, and Jeffrey Simpson)
    • Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2019)


Supply Chain & Operations

Kedong Chen

  • “Resilience Investment in Supply Chain Network under Stochastic Disruptions”
    • INFORMS Annual Meeting (2018)
  • “Big data in supply chain and logistics management” (chair of invited session)
    • Decision Science Institute Annual Conference (2018)

Amir Karimi

  • “Evaluating Pull vs. Push Public Health Supply Chains to Manage Commodity Stock-outs: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Senegal”
    • POMS Annual Meeting (2019)
  • “Managing Commodity Stock-outs in Public Health Supply Chains in Developing Countries: An Empirical Analysis”
    • POMS Annual Meeting (2019)

Yeonjoo Luo

  • "Nudging Green but Slow Shipping Choices in Online Retail" (with Karen Donohue)
    • POMS Annual Conference (2022)
    • INFORMS Annual Conference (2021)
    • Innsbruck Workshop on Behavioural Operations and Supply Chain Management (2021)

Finn Petersen

  • "The Effect of Lifting Mask Mandates on the Development of COVID-19 Cases in Iowa" Petersen, Finn; Errore, Anna; Karaca-Mandic, Pinar (2022)
    • European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) 29th Conference (2022)
    • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference (MSOM) (2022) 
    • POMS Annual Conference (2022) 

Dwaipayan Roy

  • “Reducing Wasteful Government Spending: An Empirical Study on Rebaselining in U.S. Federal Government Technology Programs”
    • POMS Annual Meeting (2019)
  • “Set-Asides for Small Businesses in Public Sector Procurement: Evidence from U.S. Federal Government R&D Contracts”
    • POMS Annual Meeting (2019)

Gautham Sunder

  • "Hyperparameter Optimization of Deep Neural Networks with Application to Medical Device Manufacturing" 
    • Doctoral Colloquium at the Winter Simulation Conference (2021)
  • "Robust Sequential Experimental Strategy for Black-Box Optimization with Application to Hyperparameter Tuning" Sunder, G., Albrecht, T.A. and Nachtsheim, C.J., (2022).
    • Quality and Reliability Engineering International.  

Yi Tang

  • “Advancing equity in the mental healthcare supply chain: Empirical evaluation of a mobile app.”
    • POMS Annual Meeting (2019)

Hanu Tyagi

  • "How does transparency impact technological novelty? Evidence from large pharmaceutical firms." Tyagi, H., Hermosilla, M., and Shah, R.
    • Best Paper in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at the Industry Studies Association Annual Conference runner-up (2023)
  • "The Impact of Transparency on Novelty."
    • POMS Annual Conference (2022)
    • INFORMS Annual Conference (2021)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award (Health Care Management division) Academy of Management Annual Conference (2021).
  • Finalist - Best OSCM student's paper award at the Academy of Management Annual Conference (2021). 
  • Roger & Marlene Schroeder Outstanding Student Paper Award (2020)

Jingwen Yang

  • “Designing Save and Scalable Precision Medicine Supply Chain: Evaluating the Implementation of Guidelines for Psychiatric Care Delivery.”
    • POMS Annual Conference (2019).

Vincent (Junhao) Yu

  • “How supply chain risks influence supplier selection and ordering decisions: A behavioral investigation”. 
    • POMS Annual Conference (2019)
    • INFORMS Annual Conference (2018)


Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Rosa Kim

  • “Going private as a solution to public market disagreement: Information asymmetry, R&D investments, and privatization choices”  
    • Strategic Management Society Conference (2018)
    • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)
  • “Firm innovation strategies and private-to-public outcomes”  
    • Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation (“CCC”) Doctoral Conference (2018)
    • Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network Conference (2019)

Pyung (Joe) Nahm

  • “Value of Friendship: Understanding Corporate Executive’s Networking Behavior in Terms of Instrumental and Sentimental Dimensions” (with Sun-Hyun Park)
    • Academy of Management Annual Conference (2018)

Paul Nary

  • Kaul, A., Nary, P.M., and Singh, H. (2018) Who Does Private Equity Buy: Evidence on the role of Private Equity from Buyouts of Divested Businesses. Strategic Management Journal, 39(5), 1268-1298

Keith Pennington

  • “Competition and loyalty in expert agents’ third-party relationships: Why mandated disclosure can become a strategic tool instead of enhancing propriety” (with Sunasir Dutta)
    • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)
  • “It Matters Where People Live: Innovative Collaborations and the Proximity of Inventors’ Residences” (with Myles Shaver)
    • SMS Special Conference (2019)
    • Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference (2019)

Nicholas Poggioli

  • “Extending the Resource-based View to Common-pool Resources”
    • Academy of Management (2018)
  • “Extending the Resource-based View Beyond Private Resources: Firm Performance from Common-Pool Resources”
    • AOM Organization & Management Theory Division: Writing and Reviewing Workshop (2018)
  • “The Shift from Managing Resource Inputs to Governing Resource Systems: Resource Management Coalitions as Corporate Sustainability Strategy”
    • Duck Family Graduate Workshop on Environmental Politics and Governance (2019)

Haram Seo

  • “Giving a Little to Many or a Lot to a Few? The Benefits of Specialization and Variety in Corporate Philanthropy.”
    • Strategic Management Society Conference (2018)
    • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)


Work & Organizations

Elizabeth Adair

  • "Being Present and Thankful: A multi-study investigation of mindfulness, gratitude, and employee helping behavior"  
    • Journal of Applied Psychology, 2021. 
  • Workplace Envy
    • Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Behavior

Tianna Barnes

  • “Ironic Evaluation and the Effects of Stereotype Suppression on Selection” (with G. Beaver and S. Leroy)
    • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)
  • “When Resolve Falters: Poor Fit with Adviser Reduces Benefits of Newcomer Proactive Personality” (with C. Hurst, J. Kammeyer-Mueller and B. Livingston)
    • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)

Bori Csillag

  • “Enhancing job seeker networking self-efficacy, use, and benefits: Effects of an online training program.” (with C. Wanberg, E. van Hooft and S. Liu)
    • 19th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Congress (2019)

Xuan Liu

  • Carlson DEI Research Grant (G-DEIR) (2022)
  • "Social class differences in job search process and employment success: Examining the role of goal persistence and compromising strategy", 2022, Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings, Xuan Liu with L.Zhou, A. Ali, S. Liu, and S. Mo
  • "When jobs no longer fit well: How job dissatisfaction and social class jointly influence employee job search", 2022, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Xuan Liu with B. Csillag, L. Zhou, and A. Ali
  • "Creation and retention of professional networks: Coevolution with professional knowledge and impact from social class origin and core-self evaluations", 2022, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Xuan Liu with Y. Liu
  • "Childhood social class and leader emergence in adulthood: Mediating role of volunteering", 2022, Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Xuan Liu with L. Zhou

Jee Young (Jeeny) Seo

  • “Not always helpful: Linking intrateam helping types to team effectiveness from a role theory perspective" Lee, S., Liu, Y., Koopmann, J.M., Seo, J.Y., Zhou, L., & Yu, Y. (2023). 
  • "Examining the Role of Affective States and Expectations in Job Search Processes and Socialization" Ali, A., Seo, J.Y., & Song, J. (Co-chairs in alphabetical order) (2019).
    • Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. 
  • "Amped Up or Tuned Down: Interviewee Affective States and Interview Strategies" Liu, Y., Seo*, J.Y., Kammeyer-Mueller, J.D., & Zhou, L. (2019). In "Examining the role of affective states and expectation in job search processes and socialization" Ali, A., Seo, J.Y., & Song, J. (chaired) 
    • Symposium presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • "Not always helpful: Exploring the antecedents and outcomes of team autonomous and dependent helping" Lee*, S.H., Liu, Y., Seo, J.Y., Zhou., L., & Koopmann, J.M. (2019). 
    • Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • "Antecedents and Outcomes of Complaining at Individual, Dyad, and Team Levels: Trait and State Negative Affect, and Interpersonal Dynamics" Seo*, J.Y., Zhou, L., Liu, Y., & Kammeyer-Mueller, J.D. (2019). In, "Exploring teams as complex systems: Mechanisms of emergent affective/motivational team properties" Grand, J.A. (chaired) 
    • Symposium presented at the Annual Conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Lisbon, Portugal. 
  • "Unpack impact of information and communication technologies: Advancing a dynamic view." Li, X., Seo*, J. Y., Zhou, L., & Liao, C. (2019). 
    • Poster presented at the Annual Conference of Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Washington D.C. 

Youjeong Song

  • Business For A Better World Dissertation Proposal Contest 2023
  • CSOM Dissertation Fellowship (2023)
  • Carlson DEI Research Grant (G-DEIR) (2022)
  • "Recruiting Women in the Workplace: A Review of Empirical Research. In J. E. Slaughter & D. G. Allen (Eds.), Essentials of Employee Recruitment: Individual and Organizational Perspectives. Abingdon: Routledge" Wanberg, C., Song, Y., & Yoo, S. M. (in press)
  • "Why Do People Discriminate? Stereotype Content of Low-Skilled Migrant Workers at the Intersection of Language Ability and Nationality" Song, Y. & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E. 
    • Symposium presentation at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2023)., In Song Y. (Co-Chair) & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., (Co-Chair), Facilitating and Enhancing the Experience of Migrant Employees in Organizations.
    • Paper presentation at the 16th Groupe d’Etudes Management et Langage (GEM&L) (2023)
  • "The Effects of Language Boundaries on Team Performance and the Attenuating Role of Language Brokerage in Multilingual Teams" Song, Y., Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., & Taras, V.
    • Symposium presentation at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2023)., In Pizzinato, M. (Chair), New Perspective on Migration and Multiculturalism in Organizations.
  • "Exploring Motivations and Outcomes of Language Brokerage in Multilingual Groups" Song, Y. & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E.
    • Paper presentation at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2023)
    • Paper presentation at the 16th Groupe d’Etudes Management et Langage (GEM&L) (2023)
    • Paper presentation at the 17th Annual Conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) (2022)
  • "Now it’s a Matter of Taste: Effects of Applicant-Firm Political Fit on Applicant’s Preferences Over Firms" Song, Y. & Sojourner, A.
    • Poster presentation at the 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) (2023)

Junseok Song

  • “The Differential Role of Passion on Newcomer Socialization, Engagement, and Innovation” (with J. Kammeyer-Mueller)
    • Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018)

Wei Wang

  • “Trickle-down Effects of Abuse and Support at Work: An Intervention Study” (with Michelle Duffy)
    • Academy of Management annual meeting (2018)
  • “Too Bad to be Good?: Three studies on the Ethical Behaviors of Narcissistic Leaders” (with Elizabeth Campbell)
    • AOM annual meeting (2018)

Julie Wellmann

  • "The Role of ‘Others’ in Career Success” (chaired paper session, with Brittany Solomon)
    • Academy of Management annual meeting (2018)
  • “Paving the Path to the C-Suite” (discussant, with Timurs Umans)
    • Academy of Management annual meeting (2018)

Marco (Dongil) Jang

  • “Ties in Your Mind: How Cognitive Social Structures Influence Perceived Trustworthiness in Teams” (with Pri Shah & Stephen Jones)
    • Best Graduate Student Paper (2023) Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) Conference
    • First International Network of Trust (FINT) (Finland, 2023)
    • Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Boston, 2023)
  • “Jack of All Trades or Master of None? How Occupational Category Spanning Affects Interview Invitations in Profile-Based Matching” (with Alan Benson & Ming Leung)
    • Wharton People and Organizations Conference (Philadelphia, 2023; Accepted)
  • “Artificial Intelligence, Job Creation, and Worker Responses” (with Moshe Barach)
    • Wharton People and Organizations Conference (Philadelphia, 2023; Accepted)
    • Labor and Employment Relations at Allied Social Science Associations (LERA, ASSA) (Texas, 2024, Accepted)

Christopher Winchester

  • "In bounds but out of the box: A meta-analysis clarifying the effect of ethicality on creativity." Winchester, C. C. & Medeiros, K. (2023). 
    • Journal of Business Ethics, 183, 713-743.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management (2023)
  • "Is enough actually enough? An inductive study of strategic underperformance at work." Winchester, C. C., Hsu, E., Campbell, E. M., & Rogers, K. M. (2023). 
    • Academy of Management Proceedings.
  • "Getting fit (with tasks and teams): A team-level investigation of fit and task allocation preference." Winchester, C. C. (2023). 
    • Academy of Management Proceedings.
  • PhD Student Representative (elected) - Organizational Behavior Division's Executive Committee of the Academy of Management (2022-2023)
  • PhD Student Representative (elected) - Research Methods Division's Executive Committee of the Academy of Management (2022-2023)
  • Logistics Subcommittee Chair (appointed) - Academy of Management New Doctoral Student Consortium Committee (2021-2023)
  • Representative (appointed) - CARMA PhD Student Representative (2021-2023)
  • Faculty Coach, China Bridge Challenge Case Competition (2023)
  • Grant for Diversity Equity and Inclusion Research, U. of Minnesota (2023)
  • Named Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (MOBTS) Doctoral Institute Scholar (2022)
  • "[Re]thinking outside the box: A meta-analysis of constraints and creative performance."  Damadzic, A., Winchester, C. C, Medeiros, K. & Grisso, J. (2022).  
    • Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42(8), 1330-1357.
  • "The tasks at hand: An integrative conceptual review and dimensional scaling framework." Winchester, C. & Campbell, E. M. (2021). 
    • Academy of Management Proceedings.
  • "The impact of stars in our orbit: How and why high performers shape peer proactivity." Winchester, C. C., Campbell, E. M., & Call, M. (2022, August). 
    • Symposium at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA, United States. In, "Aligning the stars: Theoretical and empirical advancements in star performer research." Hamrick, A., & Schilpzand, P. (Chairs)
  • "Resolving conflict, fostering cooperation: A doctoral institute experiential exercise." Winchester, C.C., Wong, E., Willis, C. H., White, M., Sengupta, A., Ragland, E., Olson, A., Mchiri, A., Kiratikosolrak, P., Gandhi, S., Fournet, A., Crawley, R., Cerecedo, J., Caligiuri, M., & Butler, S. (2022, June). 
    • Presentation at the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Pomona, CA, United States.
  • "The tasks at hand: An integrative conceptual review and dimensional scaling framework." Winchester, C. C., & Campbell, E. M. (2021, July). 
    • Paper presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Virtual (due to COVID-19).
  • "[Re]thinking outside the box: A meta-analysis of constraints and creative performance." Damadzic, A., Winchester, C. C., Medeiros, K., & Grisso, J. (2021, August). 
    • Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Virtual (due to COVID-19). In, "Effects of constraints on creativity: Empirical and theoretical advances." Haught-Tromp, C. (Chair)
  • "Peloton's ride to growth." Winchester, C. C., Pleggenkuhle-Miles, E. G., & Bass, E. (2021).  
    • The CASE Journal, 17, 754-783
    • Finalist for The CASE Journal's Best Case Award (2022)


On the Job Market

For 2022-23, we have sixteen job market candidates representing six of our seven departments. We look forward to seeing them all successfully settled for fall 2023. 

On the Market 2022-23


Kim Minjae (advisers: Pervin Shroff, Cyrus Aghamolla)

Xinyuan Shao (adviser: Wei Fang)

Yichang Liu (advisers: Pervin Shroff, Joshua Madsen)

Juerui Feng (adviser: Chandra Kanodia)


Alexandre Pecora (adviser: Murray Frank)

Yuchen Chen (advisers: Xiaoji Lin, Hengjie Ai)

Christos Kamaras (advisers: Xiaoji Lin, Juliana Salomao)

Information & Decision Sciences

Zihong Huang (advisers: Joesph Konstan, De Liu)

Alan (Zenan) Chen (adviser: Jason Chan)

Jeffery Clement (adviser: Ching Ren) 

Supply Chain & Operations

Yi Tang (adviser: KK Sinha) 

Gautham Sunder (adviser: Christopher Nachtsheim)

Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Michael Park (advisers: A. Zaheer, Russell Funk)

Sohyun Park (advisers: A. Zaheer, Aseem Kaul)

Work & Organizations

Brandy Edmondson (adviser: Colleen Manchester)

Junseok Song (adviser: John Kammeyer-Mueller)