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    Wilson Lin

    Ph.D. Student in Data Sciences and Operations
    Wilson Lin is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Data Sciences and Operations department at the USC Marshall School of Business. Wilson's research focuses on understanding and improving human interactions and behavior to enable better performance. He seeks to use empirical methods to study such issues in healthcare, telemedicine, and charitable giving. He earned his M.S. in Operations Research Engineering and B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California in 2017.

    Jinhong Lu

    Ph.D. Student in Management and Organization

    Ilya Lukibanov

    Ph.D. Student in Marketing
    Ilya is a first-year Ph.D student in quantitative marketing. Prior to that, he studied Economics in Russia. His research interests include information economics, organizational economics and structural modelling

    Mohammad Mehrabi

    Ph.D. Student in Data Sciences and Operations

    Justin Mulvany

    Ph.D. Student of Data Sciences and Operations

    Maurice Murphy

    Ph.D. Candidate in Management and Organization
    Maurice J. Murphy is a strategy PhD candidate in the Management and Organization Department at the Marshall School of Business. He has a BA from Columbia University, an MA in teaching from the School for International Training, and an MA in management from Durham University Business School in the UK. Maurice's research interests are in the areas of corporate political strategy, corporate activism, social movements, stakeholder management, CSR, and multinational strategy. He has published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Business & Society, and the Academy of Management Conference's Best Paper Proceedings.

    Sajeev Nair

    Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing
    Sajeev Nair is a Ph.D. student in Marketing specializing in Marketing Strategy. His research interests include new product management, channels of distribution, pricing, and digital marketing. Prior to entering the program, Sajeev worked for PepsiCo and Bharti Airtel in various sales and marketing roles.

    David Newman

    Ph.D. Candidate in Management and Organization
    David Newman is a Ph.D. candidate in Management and Organization. His research interests include business ethics and the morality of technology. Prior to entering the Ph.D. program, David worked for, a non-profit collaboration of researchers dedicated to the advancement of a systems approach to better business practices.

    Merrick Osborne

    Ph.D. Student in Management and Organization
    Merrick Osborne is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Management and Organization at the Marshall School of Business. He received his B.A. in psychology, and earned minors in Business Administration and Spanish for the Professions from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before he came to USC, he served as a research assistant at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Currently, Merrick is studying the impact of empowering lower power employees in power hierarchies. Additionally, he is interested in using computational methods to analyze text-based data.