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PhD program

The PhD Program in Business Administration is a research-based program designed to train scholars who will be knowledgeable about new developments on the frontiers of their discipline, capable of contributing to the advancement of knowledge relevant to business education and practice, and skillful in conveying this information to students and practitioners. The program was created primarily for students interested in academic careers, although this training is also useful for individuals seeking research positions in business and government, as well as in consulting firms.

Preparing to pursue a PhD in Business? PhD Program Director Crystal Farh offers compelling reasons to consider the Foster School, and some advice to help you stand out as an applicant.

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Ekonkar Kaur

Foster PhD student Ekonkar Kaur wins “Business for a Better World” dissertation prize for investigating the effects of remote work on mental health.

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Giselle Antoine

With a multicultural lens and a deep sense of curiosity, recent Foster graduate Giselle Antoine researches shame cultures and their organizational impact. The Global Business Center’s Kirsten Aoyama recently interviewed Antoine to learn how her interest in intercultural communication led her to complete a PhD in M&O at Foster, what’s next for her research and teaching, and key takeaways for business leaders.

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