The Wisconsin School of Business Ph.D. programs have a rich tradition of training scholars who can both enhance the intellectual understanding of business theory and practice and effectively transmit this knowledge to other scholars, business professionals, and students.

  • Our students receive a minimum of 4 years of full funding.
  • Our graduates are leaders in research and teaching at top educational institutions around the world.
  • Our faculty are highly recognized for their expertise, cutting-edge research, and innovative teaching.
  • Our students develop close working relationships with faculty and peers that will pay dividends throughout their careers.
  • Our students become well-rounded scholars through pursuit of minor coursework offered by highly ranked departments across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

      Welcome to our incoming Ph.D. students starting fall of 2015!

      Ph.D. Student Department
      Erika Schwagerl Accounting and Information Systems
      Kimberly Walker Accounting and Information Systems
      Chenyuan Liu Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance
      Adolph Okine Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance
      Eirik Brandsaas Finance, Investment & Banking and Economics (Business/Economics Joint Degree)
      Pavel Brendler Finance, Investment & Banking 
      Francesco Celentano Finance, Investment & Banking and Economics (Business/Economics Joint Degree)
      Kuan Liu Finance, Investment & Banking
      Anil Isisag Marketing
      Sean Melessa Marketing
      Andy El-Zayaty Management and Human Resources
      Tuan "Thomas" Ngo Management and Human Resources
      Rakoon Piyanontalee Management and Human Resources
      Jungwon Kuem Operations and Information Management