PhD in Business Administration

Alumni stories

Meet our alumni

UBC Sauder's rigorous PhD program attracts impactful researchers that drive change in the global marketplace. It prepares our students for ambitious roles, but also provides the framework for their academic success in and out of the classroom.

Alumni stories

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Leah Sheppard

Assistant Professor, Washington State University's Carson College of Business



Challenging gender bias in the workplace

Leah Sheppard credits her ability to write meaningful research, and keep her own students ahead of the curve, to her time as a PhD student.

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Charles Martineau

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

PhD Finance


Bringing innovation to finance research

When Charles Martineau decided to pursue his PhD in Finance, what he discovered was a place that coupled creative academia with a strong, supportive community.

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Kirk Kristofferson

Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

PhD Marketing


Research on 'Slacktivism' opens doors to dream job

Kirk Kristofferson has been producing impactful consumer behaviour research since his days as as PhD student at UBC Sauder.

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