The Ross PhD is one of the top doctoral programs offered at the University of Michigan, and it has one of the highest rates of academic placement.

In the past five years, 100 percent of Ross PhD graduates secured placements at top universities around the world and 85 percent received tenure track assistant professor positions. This high rate of success is a direct result of our hands-on approach to developing research skills, and our outstanding teacher development program.

See where our recent PhD graduates have landed academic positions by area of study:

Accounting

2016 Christina Synn

University of North Carolina

2015 Jason Chen

University of Illinois at Chicago

2015 Randy Hucks

Eastern Michigan University

2015 Jed Neilson

Penn State University

2015 Jordan Schoenfeld

University of Utah

2014

Brad Hendricks

University of North Carolina

2013

Emmanuel De George

London Business School

2013

Jeff Hoopes

Ohio State University

2013

Tianshu Qu

Nanyang Technology University

2012

Beth Blankespoor

Stanford University

2011

Ken Merkley

Cornell University

2011

Nemit Shroff

MIT

2010

Michael Minnis

University of Chicago

2010

Gwen Yu

Harvard University

2009

Lian Fen Lee

Boston College

Business Economics

2015 Danial Asmat

Economic Analysis Group, Department of Justice

2015 Michael Olabisi

Pepperdine University

2014 Sutirtha Bagchi

Villanova University

2014 Sasha Brodsky

Analysis Group

2014 Christina DePasquale

Emory University

2014 Marek Zapletal

The Brattle Group

2013

Sarah Stith

University of New Mexico

2013

Bo Zhao

University of Hong Kong

2011

Xiaoyang Li

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

2010

Bo Huang

HEC in Paris

2010

Nicholas Powers

Brattle Group

2010

Nathan Wilson

Federal Trade Commission

2009

Hein Bogaard

George Washington University

2009

Eun-Hee Kim

George Washington University

2009

Yao Lu

Tsinghua University

Finance

2016 John Huck

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

2016 Sahil Raina

University of Alberta

2016 Christina Zafeiridou

Cornerstone Research

2015 Matthew Linn

UMass Amherst

2015 Kuncheng (KC) Zheng

Northeastern University

2014 Taylor Begley

London Business School

2014 Jason Kotter

Penn State University

2014 Seungjoon Oh

Peking University

2014 Daniel Weagley

Georgia Institute of Technology

2013

Stefanos Delikouras

University of Miami

2013

Shinwoo Kang

Hitotsubashi University

2013

Seokwoo Lee

George Mason University

2013

Maciej Szefler

Securities & Exchange Commission

2012

Alex Hsu

Georgia Tech

2012

Gi Hyun Kim

University of Warwick, UK

2012

Di Li

Georgia State University

2012

Chen Xue

University of Cincinnati

2011

Celim Yildizhan

University of Georgia

2011

Min Zhu

World Bank

2009

Deniz Anginer

World Bank

2009

Ryan Israelsen

Indiana University

2009

Joe Warburton

Syracuse University

Management and Organizations

2015 Matt Karlesky

Suffolk University

2015 Suntae Kim

Boston College

2015 Chris Myers

Harvard Business School

2014 Johan Chu

University of Chicago

2014 Laura Rees

University of Missouri - Kansas City

2014 Kristina Workman

Cornell University

2013

Jeff Bednar

Brigham Young University

2013

Natalie Cotton-Nessler

Bentley University

2013

Chak Fu Lam

Suffolk University

2013

Samir Nurmohamed

University of Pennsylvania

2013

Ned Wellman

Arizona State University

2012

Maria Farkas

Imperial College, London

2011

J. Adam Cobb

University of Pennsylvania

2011

Brent Rosso

Montana State University

2011

Flannery Stevens

University of Utah

2010

Michelle Barton

Boston University

2009

Marlys Christianson

University of Toronto

2009

Kathryn Dekas

Google

2009

Daniel Gruber

Northwestern University

2009

Aleksandra Kacperczyk

MIT

Marketing

2016 Jihoon Cho

University of Technology Sydney

2016 Linda Hagen

University of Southern California

2016 Mike Palazzolo

University of California, Davis

2015 Stephanie Carpenter

University of Wisconsin

2015 Christine Kang

California State University, Long Beach

2015 Jenny Olson

University of Kansas

2015 Jason Stornelli

Oregon State University

2014 Adithya Pattabhiramaiah

Georgia Institute of Technology

2014 Beatriz Pereira

Iowa State University

2014 Megan Witmer

Facebook

2013

Kee Yeun Lee

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2013

James A. Mourey

DePaul University

2013

Hee Mok Park

University of Connecticut

2013

Robert Smith

Ohio State University

2011

Sinem Atakan

Ozyegin University, Istanbul, Turkey

2011

Ryan  Elder

Brigham Young University

2011

Hiroshi Onishi

Dentsu Inc., Japan

2009

Eleanor McDonnell Feit

University of Pennsylvania

2009

Thales S. Teixeira

Harvard University

Strategy

2016 Heewon Chae

Arizona State University

2015 Gianluigi Giustiziero

SKEMA Business School

2014

Heeyon Kim

National University of Singapore

2013

John Chen

University of Florida

2013

Na-Eun Cho

Clarkson University

2012

Pranav Garg

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

2012

Sun Hyun Park

University of Southern California

2011

Bo Kyung Kim

Southern Methodist University

2011

Vivek Tandon

National University of Singapore

2010

David Benson

Brigham Young University

Technology and Operations

2016 Hakjin Chung

KAIST

2016 Liang Ding

Bain & Company

2015 Ruth Beer

Indiana University

2015 Yao Cui

Cornell University

2015 Daniel Rush

University of Northern Colorado

2015 Ajit Sharma

Carnegie Mellon University

2014

Thunyarat (Bam) Amornpetchkul

National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand
2014

Suresh Malladi

University of Arkansas
2014

Anyan Qi

University of Texas at Dallas
2014

Santhosh Suresh

McKinsey and Company

2013

Sanghee Lim

Johns Hopkins University

2013

Yan Yin

HEC Paris

2012

Suleyman Demirel

Zayed University

2012

Terence Saldanha

Emporia State University

2012

Dadi Wang

McGill University

2011

Eren Cetinkaya

McKinsey and Company

2011

Sripad Devalkar

Indian School of Business

2011

Bin Hu

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2011

Min-Seok Pang

George Mason University

2009

Sanjeev Kumar

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

2009

Ali Tafti

University of Illinois

2009

Zhixi Wan

HEC Paris

2009

Man Yu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology