Ph.D. graduate

Placement

Recent Academic Placement of our Ph.D. Graduates

All students who completed their Ph.D. in 1999 or later and who accepted faculty positions at universities
are listed below. Over 90% of our graduates accepted academic positions during this period.

Accounting


Omri Even-Tov
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: U.C. Berkeley
Dissertation Title: "Can the Bond Price Reaction to Earnings Announcements Predict Future Stock Returns"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Trueman

Ben Lourie
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: U.C. Irvine
Dissertation Title: "The Revolving-Door of Sell-side Analysts: A Threat to Analysts' Independence"?"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hayn

Chi Cheng
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: Brattle Group
Dissertation TItle: "Managerial Overconfidence, Firm Performance and Private Loan Contracting"
Disseration Chair: Professor Trueman

Daniel Aobdia
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Northwestern University
Dissertation Title: “Sharing Suppliers and Information Spillovers: The Case of the Auditor”
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hughes

Elizabeth Gutierrez
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Florida International University
Dissertation Title: “Evidence on the Role of Accounting Conservatism in Debt Contracting”
Dissertation Chair: Professor Aboody

Ruihao Ke
Year of Graduation: 2012
Firs academic placement: Southern Methodist University
Dissertation Title: “Predicting Financial Distress: The Role of Earnings Quality”
Dissertation Chair: Professor Trueman

Tsahi Versano
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: "Discretionary Disclosure in Agencies"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Trueman

Mingshan Zhang
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Accounting"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hughes

 

Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management


Christian Blanco
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Ohio State
Dissertation Title: "Climate Change Strategies and the Impact of Risk Assessments: Three Panel Data Studies"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Caro and Corbett

Sandeep Rath
Year of Graduation: 2016 
First academic placement: UNC Chapel Hill
Dissertation Title: "Resource Planning Models for Healthcare Organizations"  
Dissertation Chair: Professor Rajaram 

Paul Rebeiz   
Year of Graduation: 2016   
First academic placement: Amazon   
Dissertation Title: "Management of Demand Response Programs in the Electricity Industry" 
Dissertation Chair: Professor Ahmadi  

Boyoun Choi
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: Goldman Sachs
Dissertation Title: "Information Chains and Content Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Karmarkar

Wei Zhang
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: "Understanding the Process and Impacts of Price Bargaining and Contracting in High-Tech Supply Chains: A Combination of Empirical and Theoretical Analysis""
Dissertation Chair: Professor Ahmadi

Aparupa Das Gupta
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: No placement
Dissertation Title: "Design of Experiential Services: Sequencing and Duration Effect"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professor Karmarkar and Professor Roels

George Georgiadis
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Boston University
Dissertation Title:  "Interdisciplinary Essays in Economics and Operations Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Tang 

Morvarid Rahmani
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic plancement:  Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title:  "The Dynamics of Collaboration in Knowledge-Based Work Processes"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Karmarkar and Roels

Foad Iravani
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: “Essays on Supply Chains Facing Competition from Gray Markets”
Dissertation Chair: Professor Ahmadi

Dimitrios Andritsos
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: HEC, Paris
Dissertation Title: Interdisciplinary Studies in Operations Management: Applications in Healthcare and Marketing
Dissertation Chair: Professor Tang

Onesun Steve Yoo
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University College London, United Kingdom
Dissertation Title: Time Allocation Strategies for Entrepreneurial Operations Management
Dissertation Chair: Professor Corbett 

Suresh Muthulingam
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: Cornell University
Dissertation Title: "Environmental Issues in Operations Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Corbett

Soo-Haeng Cho
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Carnegie Mellon University
Dissertation Title: "Asymmetric Optimal Policies in Multi-Dimensional Operational Decisions"
Dissertation Chair: Professor McCardle

Sarang Deo
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Kellogg, Northwestern University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Health Care Operations Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Corbett

Rui Yin
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Arizona State University
Dissertation Title: "Pricing and Production for the Supply Chain Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Tang

Murat Bayiz
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Coordination and Incentive Contracts in Stochastic Project Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Corbett

Barbara Somlo
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: "Distribution Planning for the Motion Picture Industry: Models, Applications and Analysis"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Ahmadi

Deming Zhou
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Chinese Hong Kong University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Supply Chain Competition with Different Network Structures"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Karmarkar

Aydin Alptekinoglu
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: University of Florida
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Operations-Marketing Strategy"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Corbett and Tang

Thanos Papadimitriou
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Bocconi University, Italy
Dissertation Title: "Efficient Data Inventory Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Mamer

Thomas Romer
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: "Managing Product Development Processes"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Ahmadi

Laura Melody Williams
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: U.S. Naval Post Graduate School
Dissertation Title: "Decision Support for Large-Scale Construction Projects in the Public Sector"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Karmarkar

Finance 


Eric Cho
Year of Graduation: 2017
First placement: KIS Pricing
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Local Media on Household Investment Decisions"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Subrahmanyam and Gabriel

Shenje Hshieh
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: City University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Corporate Governance and Innovation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Garmaise

Nimesh Patel
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Empirical Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Welch

Jiasun Li
Year of Graduation: 2016 
First academic placement: George Mason University
Dissertation Title: "The Role of Information in Financial Markets, Security Design, and Theory of the Firm" 
Dissertation Chair: Professor Grinblatt

Robert Richmond
Year of Graduation: 2016 
First academic placement: NYU Stern 
Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Fundamental Determinants of International Asset Prices" 
Dissertation Chair: Professor Chernov

Yuji Sakurai
Year of Graduation: 2016 
First academic placement: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 
Dissertation Title: "How Does the Bond Market Perceive Macroeconomic Risks under Zero Lower Bound?" 
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Longstaff and Chernov

Yaron Levi
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: USC
Disseratation Title: "Information Architecture and Intertemporal Choice: A Randomized Field Experiement in the United States"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Welch

Aurelien Phillippot
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: Universite Laval, Canada
Disseration Title: "Essays in Empirical Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Garmaise

Brian Waters
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: University of Colorado, Boulder
Disseration Title: "Unwinding Venture Capital Investments: Asset Sales with Active Ownership"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Carlin

Florian Schulz
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Finance and Economics"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Garmaise

Xiaolan Zhang
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: University of Texas
Disseration Title: "Human Capital Investment, Cash Flow Risk and Capital Structure Dynamics"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lustig

Shaun Davies
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of Colorado, Boulder
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Carlin

Phillip Wool
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  State University of New York, Buffalo
Dissertation Title: "Essays Concerning the Network Structure of Mutual Fund HOldings and the Behavior of Institutional Investors"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

Saurabh Ahluwalia
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of New Mexico
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Empirical Finance"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Bernardo and Subrahmanyam

Priyank Gandhi
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Notre Dame University
Dissertation Title: "Systemic Risks, Financial Intermediaries and Asset Markets"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Longstaff

Michael Nowotny
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Boston University
Dissertation Title: "Asset Pricing with Heterogeneous Agents  and Disaster Risk"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Grinblatt

Konark Saxena
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: University of New South Wales
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Empirical Finance"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Chowdhry and Roll

Alberto Plazzi
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: Swiss Institute of Finance, Switzerland
Dissertation Title: "Essays in International Trade and Globalization"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Torous

Albert Sheen
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: Harvard Business School
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bernardo

Cesare Fracassi 
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation Title: "Social Networks and Finance"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Grinblatt and Tate

Ehud Peleg
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: USC Marshall School
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Asset Pricing, Portfolio Choice and Behavioral Finance"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Benartzi and Subrahmanyam

Yuzhao Zhang
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Temple University
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Return Predictability and Volatility Estimation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

Yi Zhou
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: University of Oklahoma
Dissertation Title: "Leverage, Asset Pricing and Its Implications"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Geske

Brett Myers
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "Effects of the Political Process on Financial Topics"
Disseration Chair: Professor Garmaise

Juhani Linnainmaa
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: University of Chicago
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Learning and Investment Behavior"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Grinblatt

Alessio Saretto
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Empirical Asset Pricing"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

Selale Tuzel
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Asset Pricing"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Grinblatt

Laura Frieder
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "An Investigation of the Trading Patterns and Heuristics of Stockholders"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Roll and Subrahmanyam

Martin Dierker
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: University of Houston, Bauer College of Business
Dissertation Title: "The Link Between Information Efficiency and Economic Efficiency: Studies of Corporate Disclosure Policy and Private Information Acquisition"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Subrahmanyam

Justin Sai Pang Chan
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Liquidity, Stock Returns and Behavioral Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Subrahmanyam

Ashley Wenqing Wang
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: University of California, Irvine, Graduate School of Management
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Empirical Asset Pricing"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Longstaff and Brennan

Shingo Goto
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: University of South Carolina
Dissertation Title: "Prices and Stock Returns"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Torous

Amit Goyal
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: Emory University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on the Predictability of Stock Returns "
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

Bing Han
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: "Towards a Better Understanding of Stocks, Interest Rate Derivatives and Real Estate Investment Trusts: Three Essays in Financial Economics"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Grinblatt and Longstaff

Jiang Luo
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Brennan

Shu Yan
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: University of Arizona
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Stock Market Volatility and Stock Return Predictability"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

Felipe Aguerrevere
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Alberta, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Real Options"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Schwartz

Augusto Castillo
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Catolica University, Chile
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Event Studies and on Numerical Methods"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Brennan

Pansy Lin
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Washington
Dissertation Title: "Equity Pricing in International Markets: Three Empirical Essays"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

David Wessels
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Emory University
Dissertation Title: "Organizational Structure, Agency Theory, and Capital Allocation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Welch

Yihong Xia
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Dissertation Title: "The Effect of Learning and Predictability on Optimal Dynamic Portfolio Strategies and Asset Prices"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Brennan

Tyrone Callahan
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Role of Investor Beliefs in Financial Markets"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bernardo

Ravi Jain
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Agency Costs, Dividend Policy, and Corporate Ownership Structure"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Chowdhry 

Global Economics and Management


Andrea Di Miceli
Year of Graduation: 2017
First Placement: Analysis Group
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Development and Political Economics"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Wacziarg

Stefano Fiorin
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: University of California, San Diego (post-doc)
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Behavioral Economics"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bursztyn

Yang Yang
Year of Graduation: 2017
First placement: IMF
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Economic Growth and International Trade"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Wacziarg

Alvaro Garcia 
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: Post Doc - UCLA Economics Department
Disseration Title: "Essays on Firms and International Trade"
Disseration Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Leamer and Voigtlaender

Juan Marcos Wlasiuk
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile
Dissertation Title: Essays on International Development
Dissertation Chair: Professor Edwards

Mitsuru Igami
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: " Three Essays on Creative Destruction"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Leamer

Bernardo Morais
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Federal Reserve Board
Dissertation Title: "Uncertainty and the Relative Price of Investment Goods"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Wacziarg

Daniel A. Dias
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation Title: "Essays in International Trade and Globalization"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Leamer and Wacziarg

Christine Richmond
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: World Bank
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Firm Performance and Dynamics in Developing Countries"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Edwards

Brian Kelleher Richter
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University of Western Ontario, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Political Economy and Finance"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Leamer and Wacziarg

Roberto Jaime Alvaraez Espinoza
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: Universidad de Chile
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Export Transitions"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Edwards

Juan Jauregui
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: IAE - Universidad Austral, Argentina
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on External Sector Crises"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Edwards

Marc Junkunc
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: The University of Miami
Dissertation Title: "Toward a Greater Economic Understanding of Entrepreneurial Activity: Examining the Nature and Importance of Specialized Knowledge"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Osborne and Leamer

Wenjin Kang
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: National University of Singapore
Dissertation Title: "Towards a Better Understanding of Liquidity, Trading Behavior, and Stock Returns: Three Essays in Market Microstructure" 
Dissertation Chair: Professor Subrahmanyam

Anusha Chari
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Chicago
Dissertation Title: "Essays in International Finance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Darby

Rajesh Chakrabarti
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Alberta, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Information and Linkages in Financial Markets"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Roll

Andrey Dimitrov Pavlov
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: Concordia University, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Implications of Spatial Modeling to Issues in Financial Economics and Real Estate"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Leamer

Peter Schott
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Factor Endowments, the Distribution of Production, and Trade"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Leamer

International Business and Comparative Management


William Tracy
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Firm Learning"
Dissertation Chair: Professor McKelvey

Sahn-Wook Huh
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Brock University, Canada.
Disseration Title: "Essays on Financial Markets and Trading Behavior"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Subrahmanyam

Tatsuo Ushijima
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan, Graduate School of International Management
Dissertation Title: "Evolution of Multinationality and the Value of the Firm"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lieberman

Heather Berry
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dissertation Title: "The Exploitation and Development of Intangible Assets by Multinational Assets"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors de la Torre and Sakakibara

Javier Gomez Biscarri
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: University of Navarra, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Interest Rates and the Transition to a Monetary Union"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Edwards and Leamer

Petra Christmann
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: Darden School, University of Virginia
Dissertation Title: "Environmental Strategies of Multinational Companies"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors de la Torre and Yip



Information Systems


Ping Wang
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Maryland
Dissertation Title: "Fashion in Information Technology"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Zucker and Swanson

David R. Firth
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: University of Montana, School of Business Administration
Dissertation Title: "The Supply of Information into, The Search for Information Within, and The Use of Information from IT-Based Organizational Memory Systems"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Swanson

Enrique Dans
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Instituto de Empressa, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on IT Innovation and Productivity"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Swanson

Sabine Gabriele Hirt
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: City University of Hong Kong
Dissertation Title: "Dynamics of Media Choice Behavior in Multinational Organizations"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Swanson

Makoto Nakayama
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: De Paul University
Dissertation Title: "Information Technology Impact on Interorganizational Relationships in Marketing Channels"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Swanson

Management and Organizations 


Ashley Angulo
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Carnegie Mellon (post-doc)
Dissertation Title: "The Role of Feelings of Endowment in Charitable Giving Decisions"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Goldstein

Daniel Walters
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: INSEAD
Dissertation Title: "Known Unknowns in Judgment and Choice"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Fox

Thomas Altura
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: San Jose State University
Dissertation Title: "The Social Facticity of Partner-Status: The Case of Local Governments and Investment Banks"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Jacoby

Peter Norlander
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: Loyola- Chicago
Dissertation Title: "Organizing Migrations: People and Knowledge Flows in the Global Economy"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Erickson

Benjamin Everly
Year of Graduation: 2013
First academic placement:  University of Sussex
Dissertation Title: "The Fear of Femininity:  How Men's Motivation to Maintain Manhood Status Influences Performance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Shih

Angélica Gutiérrez
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Post Doc-University of Michigan 
Dissertation Title: “The Effect of Social Dominance Orientation on Reactions to University and Employment Recruitment and Selection Policies”
Dissertation Chair: Professor Unzueta

Nicholas Hays
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Post Doc-New York University 
Dissertation Title: “Social Climbing: A Contextual Approach to Understanding the Effects of Social Hierarchy on Individual Cognition and Behavior”
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Bendersky and Goldstein

Ming-Hong Tsai
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: “Information Sharing Within Groups”
Dissertation Chair: Professor Shih

Alice Wieland
Year of Graduation: 2012
First academic placement: University of Nevada, Reno
Dissertation Title: “Gender and Decision-Making: Competitive, Risky and Entrepreneurial Decisions: Three Essays Related to How Sex and Gender Influence Decisions in Different Contexts”
Dissertation Chair: Professor McKelvey

Rangapriya Narasimhan
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: University of San Diego
Dissertation Title: "Understanding Intrapreneurs and the Mechanics of Opportunity Exploitation"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Lawrence and Flamholtz

Neha Parikh Shah
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: Rutgers University
Dissertation Title: "The Individual Effect of Multiplex Relationships in Workplace Social Networks"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lawrence

Vicki Scherwin
Year of Graduation: 2009
First academic placement: Long Beach State University
Dissertation Title: "The Overlooked Dimension of Leadership: Follower Self-Interest"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Culbert

Emily Mung-Lam Nason
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Dissertation Title: "Uncertainty and Fairness Judgments: The Role of Information Ambiguity"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Jacoby

Hilla Dotan
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Dissertation Title: "Friendship Ties at Work: Origins, Evolution and Consequences for Managerial Effectiveness"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lewin

Elissa Beth Grossman
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "New Venture Creation and Network Tie Formation: A Longitudinal Study of Nascent Entrepreneurs' Efforts in Business-Building"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lewin

Wei Hua
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title: "The Role of Social Context: Putting Similarity Effects on Organizational Attachment in Perspective"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Lawrence and Lewin

Jean-Francois Axel Hugues Coget
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: HEC School of Management, Paris
Dissertation Title: "Leadership in Motion: An Investigation into the Psychological Processes that Drive Behavior when Leaders Respond to "Real-Time" Operational Challenges"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Culbert

Zeynep Aksehirli
Year of Graduation: 2003
First Academic Placement: Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Dissertation Title: "Transfer of Organizational Norms through Electronic Communication"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lawrence

Lisa A. Barron
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of California, Irvine
Dissertation Title: "Talk that Pays: Differences in Salary Negotiators' Beliefs and Behaviors"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Gersick


Marketing


Charlene Chu
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Chapman University
Dissertation Title: "Of Photographs, Souvenirs, and Ticket Stubs: Understanding Mementos
Dissertation Chair: Professor Shu

Marissa Sharif
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Dissertation Title: "The Benefits of Emergency Reserves in Goal Preference and Persistence"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Shu

Wayne Taylor
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: SMU Cox School of Business
Dissertation Title: "Modeling Customer Behavior in Loyalty Programs"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bodapati

Lisa Jiang
Year of Graduation: 2016 
First academic placement: Post Doc- Carnegie Mellon
Dissertation Title: "How Consumers React to the Negative Emotions of Loss, Embarrassment, and Stress"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Drolet Rossi

Mirei Takashima
Year of Graduation: 2016 
First academic placement: No placement 
Dissertation Title: "Self-Expression Through Brand and Consumption Choices: Examining Cross-Cultural Differences" 
Dissertation Chair: Professor Sood

Paul Hoban 
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: University of Wisconsin
Dissertation Title: "Advertising, Promotion, Sales and Reviews: Three Models to Better Understand Internet Marketing"
Disseration Chair: Professor Bucklin

Elizabeth Webb
Year of Graduation: 2014
First academic placement: Columbia University
Dissertation Title:"What is a Risk? Essays Evaluating the Stable and Fluid Factors Separately Affecting Consumer Risk Preference and Perception"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Shu

Rafael Becerril Arreola
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of South Carolina
Dissertation Title: "Modeling Consumer Preferences for Status-signaling Brands:  Branding, Pricing and Product-line Decisions"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hanssens 

Inigo Gallo
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  IESE, Spain
Dissertation Title: "The Processing and Evaluation of Experiences"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Sood

Ho Kim
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Azusa Pacific University
Dissertation Title: "Consumer Online Search and New-Product Marketing"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hanssens

Hyewook Jeong
Year of Graduation: 2011
First academic placement: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Dissertation Title: "The Indecisive Consumer: Coping with Negative Emotion by Seeking Variety"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Drolet

Min Ha Hwang
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: McGill University, Canada
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Food and Grocery Retailing"
Dissertation Chair: Professors Bronnenberg and Thomadsenbr

Claudia Townsend
Year of Graduation: 2010
First academic placement: University of Miami
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Product Aesthetics in Consumer Choice"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Sood

Hyun Sang Shin
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Long Island University
Dissertation Title: "Strategic and Financial Implications of New Product Quality in High-Tech Industries"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hanssens

Oliver Rutz
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Yale University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Paid Search Advertising"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bucklin

Michael Trusov
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: University of Maryland
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Internet Marketing"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bucklin

Paulo Albuquerque
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: University of Rochester
Dissertation Title: "Using Multi-Market Information to Improve Understanding of Firm and Consumer Behavior"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bronnenberg

Garrett Sonnier
Year of Graduation: 2006
First academic placement: University of Texas, Austin
Dissertation Title: "Bayesian Analysis of Consumer Willingness-to-Pay"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Ainslie

Amit Joshi
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: University of Central Florida
Dissertation Title: "The Direct, Indirect and Feedback Effects of Marketing Actions"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hanssens

Yi Cathy Chen
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Scott and Zhang

Andres Terech
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: IAE/Universidad Austral, Argentina
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Consideration Sets"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bucklin

Shijin Yoo
Year of Graduation: 2004
First academic placement: Singapore Management University
Dissertation Title:" Essays on Customer Equity and Product Marketing"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hanssens

Julian Villanueva
Year of Graduation: 2003
First academic placement: IESE Business School, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Acquisition Channels and Price Discrimination in a Customer Equity Framework"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hannsens

Caterina Sismeiro Ribeiro
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: University of Southern California
Dissertation Title: "Modeling Browsing and Purchase on the Internet Using Click Stream Data"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Bucklin

Loraine Lau
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: University of Minnesota
Dissertation Title: "Understanding Consumers' Evaluations of Mixed Affective Experiences"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Aaker and Scott

Koen Pauwels
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Dissertation Title: "Long-Term Marketing Effectiveness in Mature, Emerging and Changing Markets"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Hanssens

Tirthankar Roy
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Michigan
Dissertation Title: "An Analysis of Fidelity Programs"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Bikhchandani and Morrison

Patricia Anne Williams
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: New York University
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Emotional Advertising Appeals on Consumer Implicit and Explicit Memory"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Scott


Strategy


Bennett Chiles
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Columbia University
Dissertation Title: "Shrouded Information and Strategic Transparency: Three Essays on Price Objuscation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lieberman

Cristian Ramirez
Year of Graduation: 2017
First academic placement: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Non-Monetary Incentives and Employee Compensation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Larkin

Vanessa Burbano
Year of Graduation: 2015
First academic placement: Columbia University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Corporate Social Responsibility"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professor Lieberman and Profesor Snyder

Bo Kyung Kim
Year of Graduation: 2013
First academic placement: No placement
Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Effect of Financial Crises on Corporate Management"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lieberman

James Owen Ostler
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  University of Michigan
Dissertation Title: "Strategic Risk Taking Under Competition"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lieberman 

Sara Elizabeth Parker
Year of Graduation:  2013
First academic placement:  Rutgers University
Dissertation Title: "Conflict of Interest and Incentives in Health Care"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Lieberman and Ramanarayanan 

David Bardolet
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Bocconi University
Dissertation Title: "New Perspectives on Capital Allocation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Fox

Marco Huesch
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: Duke University
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays in Healthcare Economics"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors McKelvey and Zame

Hyok-Jon Dharma Kwon
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dissertation Title: "The Impact of Uncertainty on Operational Decisions"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lippman

Gabriel Natividad
Year of Graduation: 2008
First academic placement: NYU, Stern School
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Corporate Finance and Strategy"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Bernardo and Lieberman

Natarajan Balasubramanian
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Florida International University
Dissertation Title: "Essays on Learning and Innovation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Lieberman

Jeongsik Lee
Year of Graduation: 2007
First academic placement: Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation Title: "Essays on the Economics of Exchange Networks"
Dissertation Chair: Professor John de Figueiredo

Rongrong Ren
Year of Graduation: 2005
First academic placement: Purdue University
Dissertation Title: "Learning by Firms and Technological Innovation"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Olav Sorenson

Jina Kang
Year of Graduation: 2002
First academic placement: California State University, Fullerton
Dissertation Title: "The Knowledge Advantage: Tracing and Testing the Impact of Knowledge Characteristics and Relationship Ties on Project Performance"
Dissertation Chair: Professor Goodman

Belen Villalonga
Year of Graduation: 2001
First academic placement: Harvard Business School
Dissertation Title: " 'Chop Shop' Valuation Models and the Diversification Discount "
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Roll and Rumelt

Panayiota Konstantina Kiousis
Year of Graduation: 2000
First academic placement: Ohio State University
Dissertation Title: "Knowledge, Incentives, and Growth"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors McKelvey and Zame

Manel Baucells
Year of Graduation: 1999
First academic placement: University of Navarra, Spain
Dissertation Title: "Essays in Cooperative Game Theory"
Dissertation Chair and Co-Chair: Professors Lippman and Shapley