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 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.
  • Our graduates are leaders in research and teaching at top educational institutions around the world.

Business Ph.D. Job Market Candidates

Ph.D. Candidate Department Dissertation Topic Faculty Advisor
Amanda Convery Accounting and Information Systems Financial Reporting Consequences of Government Contracting Terry Warfield
Paul Davis Management and Human Resources Star Employee Effects on Coworker Performance, Attraction, and Retention Charlie Trevor
Sean Dennis Accounting and Information Systems Accounting Opportunities and Errors in Reported Estimates Karla Johnstone
Jie "Jasmine" Feng Management and Human Resources Dynamics in Collective Employee Satisfaction: Examining the Roles of Organizational Sorting and Employee Adjustment Barry Gerhart
Patrick Hurley Accounting and Information Systems Ego Depletion and Auditors’ Judgment and Decision-Making Quality Brian Mayhew