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


  • Qi An
  • Ke Feng
  • Leixing Jiang
  • Altan Temel



Operations and Information Systems

Strategic Management and Organization

Student Publications

Teddy Carter, PhD StudentIndigenous conversational approach to history and business education. Academy of Management Learning & Education   Information about the AMLE Special Issue

Eiji Ohashi, PhD Graduate (2021), 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!

Natalie Bolen, Marketing PhD student's research on how new mothers navigate the complexity of science during health care services is featured in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.

Sihan Zhang, PhD Candidate, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article about trends in the Over-the-Counter securities markets. 

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


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.