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The PhD in Management program offers many academic pathways and options for specialization. We invite you to learn more about the program by getting to know our PhD candidates whose profiles are featured below. Each PhD candidate has been organized by their chosen field of study.




Organizational Behaviour/Human Resources Management

Supply Chain, Operations and Technology Management

PhD Graduates: Academic Placements

The Lazaridis School is committed to providing PhD candidates with a solid foundation from which to build successful academic careers. Many of our graduates receive offers for assistant professor and tenure-track positions from around the world.

                 Name              Field of Study    Academic Placement
Adrian Tan ODS Penn State
Alireza Azimian ODS University of Windsor
Eman Nasr ODS Yorkville University
Hamidreza Faramarzi ODS Seneca College
Maryam Hafezi ODS Laurentian University
Hossein Zolfagharinia ODS Ryerson University
Abiodun Isiaka Accounting University of Regina
Justin Minddzak Accounting SUNY Fredonia
Yan Jin Accounting Dominican University
Hamed Mehrabi Marketing Ryerson University
Yongjian Chen Marketing Trent University
David Lewis Marketing Ryerson University
Jonathan Kerr Marketing York University
Konstantin Sokolov Financial Economics University of Memphis
Laleh Samarbakhsh Financial Economics Ryerson University
Vishaal Baulkaran Financial Economics University of Lethbridge
Olga Kanj Financial Economics University of Cyprus
Francisca de Saldanha Oliveira e Sousa OB/HRM Catolica University of Lisbon
Joel Marcus OB/HRM York University
Anja Krstic OB/HRM York University
Sara Murphy OB/HRM University of Winnipeg
Peter Fisher OB/HRM York University
Joel Marcus OB/HRM York University
Saba Sharih OB/HRM McMaster University
Annika Hillebrandt OB/HRM York University

PhD Graduates: Non-Academic Placements

Not all of our graduates go on to pursue academic careers; some find success working for organizations in which they can apply their expertise in other ways.

          Name      Field of Study

          Job Title

      (as of hiring)

David Whiteside OB/HRM Happiness Research Fellow Plasticity Labs
Gregory Tanguay Marketing Marketing Director Laborie
Hosein Nooriaan Financial Economics Senior Analyst, Risk Management RBC Group
Yunhua (Julie) Zhu Financial Economics Senior Associate PwC
Tannaz Mahootchi ODS Senior Methodologist, Operations Research Cancer Care Ontario

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