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Selected PhD Placements

The Wisconsin PhD Program in business consistently achieves a 100 percent placement rate. Our graduates land positions at leading research universities in the nation and the world.

Representative placements by discipline in tenure-track positions:

2021

In Gyun Baek – National University of Singapore
Mary Vernon – University of Connecticut

2020

Benjamin Osswald – University of Illinois
Clay Partridge – University of California – Davis
Kimberly Walker – Virginia Tech
Erika Wheeler – Southern Methodist University

2019

Dimitri Yatsenko – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2018

Abe Carr – Creighton University
Zachary Kowaleski – University of Notre Dame

2017

Eric Condie – Georgia Institute of Technology
Amy Tegeler – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

2016

Matthew Kaufman – Portland State University
Kara Obermire – Oregon State University
Xiao Xiao – Peking University

2015

Amanda Convery – University of Delaware
Sean Dennis – University of Kentucky
Patrick Hurley – Northeastern University

2021

Xiaochen Jing – University of Illinois

2020

Chenyuan Liu – Tsinghua University
Nii Okine – Appalachian State University

2019

Kenny Wunder – University of Alabama

2018

Anastasia Ivantsova – University of Calgary
Kyeonghee Kim – Florida State University

2017

Douglas Bujakowski – Drake University
Gee Yul Lee – Michigan State University

2021

Ikuo Takei – Asia School of Business | MIT Sloan

2020

Kuan Liu – University of Arkansas

2021

Francesco Celentano – HEC Lausanna

2018

Adam Spencer – University of Nottingham

2017

Kyle Dempsey – Ohio State University

2021

Andy El-Zayaty – University of California Santa Barbara
Sangyun Kim – University of Zurich
Rakoon Piyanontalee – Penn State University

2020

Bukky Akinsanmi – University of Texas – Austin
Zhi Cao – University of Nevada – Las Vegas

2019

Seo-Young Byun – Ball State University

2018

Shannon Younger – Texas Christian University

2017

Joe Raffiee-Shira – University of Southern California
Tiffany Trzebiatowski – University of Massachusetts-Amherst

2016

Paul Davis – Cornell University
Jie “Jasmine” Feng – Rutgers University

2021

Sean Melessa – Penn State University

2020

Anil Isisag – Emlyon Business School
Zoe Lu – Tulane University
Rusty Stough – University of Maine

2019

Ankita Kumar – Bucknell University
Bowen Ruan – University of Iowa
Min Tian – Ohio State University

2018

Meredith Thomas – Florida State University

2016

Andrea Luangrath – University of Iowa

2020

Mohamad Soltani – University of Alberta

2018

Jungwon Kuem – University of Albany-SUNY

2016

Keehyung Kim – Chinese University of Hong Kong

Recent graduates of this program have chosen nonacademic positions, which the Wisconsin School of Business does not report.