PhD Student Job Placements

A core component of the mission of the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School PhD program is to produce professors who are placed in leading research universities and published in top-tier journals. The following is a list of some of our placements from each area.

Accounting

Graduate Placement
Michele Frank Miami University
Eric Chan The University of Texas at Austin
Shijun Cheng University of Maryland
Jason Brown Indiana University
Jason Schloetzer Georgetown University
Xi (Jason) Kuang Georgia Institute of Technology
Kyonghee Kim University of Missouri
R. Lynn Hannan Georgia State University (now at Tulane University)
Shuqing Luo National University of Singapore
Yue (May) Zhang Northeastern University
Wei Luo Peking University, China
Patrick Martin Indiana University
Bryan Stikeleather University of South Carolina
George Gonzalez University of Lethbridge, Calgary 
Amy Yurko

Duquesne University

Finance

Graduate Placement
Tom Shohfi Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jonathan Clark Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomas Boulton Miami University of Ohio
Jesse Ellis University of Alabama (now at North Carolina State University)
Sukesh Patro Northern Illinois University
Tomas Jandik University of Arkansas
Ioannis Floros Iowa State University
Manoj Kulchania Marquette University (now at Wayne State University)
Marcus Braga-Alves Marquette University (now at University of Akron)
Ahmet Kurt Northeastern University (now at Suffolk University, Boston)
Jared Smith Clemson University
Anjana Rajamani Erasmus University Rotterdam 

Information Systems and Technology Management

Graduate Placement
Jun He University of Michigan
Xiaoqing Wang University of Maryland
Alexandra Durcikova University of Arizona (now at University of Oklahoma)
Ray Henry Cleveland State University
Greg Moody University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Scott McCoy College of William and Mary
Charles Liu University of Texas, San Antonio
Andrea Everard University of Delaware
Scott Boss Bentley University
Patrick Bateman Youngstown State University
Mark Haney Robert Morris University
Jacqueline Pike Duquesne University
Brian Dunn University of Oklahoma
Pratyush Sharma University of Delaware 
Brian Jones Tennessee Technological University

Marketing

Graduate Placement
(Jerry) Feihong Xia University of Rhode Island
Michael Sciandra Fairfield University
(Tuba) Pinar Yildirim The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Sara Loughran Dommer Georgia Institute of Technology
Didem Kurt Boston University
Gergana Yordanova Nenkov Boston College
Matthew Sarkees Pennsylvania State University (now at St. Joseph's University)
Christopher Groening University of Missouri (now at Kent State University)
Casey Newmeyer Case Western Reserve University
Karen Page Winterich Texas A&M University (now at Pennsylvania State University)
Adwait Khare University of Texas Arlington
Ryan Luchs Duquesne University
Felipe Thomaz University of South Carolina

Business Analytics and Operations

Graduate Placement
Magda Gabriela Sava Clemson University
Shannon L. Harris The Ohio State University
Wei Chen York University
Karolina Glowacka Hang Seng Management College
Mihai Banciu Bucknell University
Alia Stanciu Bucknell University
Nabita Penmetsa University of Utah
Orrin Cooper University of Memphis

Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

Graduate Placement
Raymond Gibney Pennsylvania State University
Tom Zagenczyk Clemson University
Melvin Smith Case Western Reserve University
Kevin Cruz University of Texas El Paso
Brenda Ghitulescu The College of New Jersey
Jonathan Pinto Imperial College, London, UK
Emily Stiehl University of Illinois at Chicago
Anushri Rawat Nicholls State University (now at Eastern Michigan University)

Strategic Management

Graduate Placement
Yinuo Tang The University of Hong Kong
Turanay Caner North Carolina State University
Jai Joon (Jay) Lee California State University, Sacramento
Qingjiu Tom Tao James Madison University
Akie Iriyama SUNY, Buffalo (now at WASEDA University, Tokyo)
Don Lee Seattle Pacific University
Richard Herko Pepperdine University
Sean Tsuhsiang Hsu Niagara University
Jeremy Suiter Weber State University