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    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. Candidate in Marketing specializing in studying substantive marketing problems using quantitative methods. His research interests include new product management, digital marketing, and channels of distribution. Prior to entering the PhD 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.

    Augusto Orellana

    Ph.D. Student in Finance and Business Economics

    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.