Our Students

Group of PhD Students

The PhD Program in Business at the University of Alberta has a vibrant cohort of students across all disciplines. Designed to prepare students for a research-oriented career, the program provides opportunities for each student to work closely with faculty to develop her/his own research portfolio.

Students Enrolled in 2021-22




Operations and Information Systems

Strategic Management and Organization

Student Publications

Eiji Ohashi, PhD Candidate, Team Incentives and Peer-Regarding Agents, forthcoming Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research.

Milo Wang, PhD Graduate (2021), From grace to violence: Stigmatizing the medical profession in China, in-press Academy of Management Journal.

Rongrong Zhang and Milo WangPhD Graduates (2021), Stigma beyond levels: Advancing research on stigmatization, in-press Academy of Management Annals.

Rory Waisman, PhD Candidate, Preference Dynamics in Sequential Consumer Choice with Defaults, in-press Journal of Marketing Research.

News for Celebration!

Bandita Deka Kalita, PhD Student, researches logics in energy systems. Join her online talk on July 28, 2021, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Kylie Heales, PhD Student, recipient of prestigious Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship.

Joseph Owusu, PhD Candidate, nominated for Academy of Management OMT Best Entrepreneurship Paper Award for The influence of commercial and family logics on organizational founding attempts.

Students on the Job Market

Strategic Management and Organization

Shilo Hills

Supervisory Committee: Trish Reay, Royston Greenwood, Bob Hinings

Our Graduates

Our graduates have obtained positions in prestigious universities throughout the world, including California (Berkeley), Imperial College (London), Emory, Iowa, Pennsylvania (Wharton School), Hong Kong Institute of Science and Technology, McGill, and Western Ontario.

View a listing of our graduates, and their current institutions dating back to 1989.