Ph.D. Candidate in Finance and Business Economics
Chong's research interest includes financial intermediation, corporate finance, and financial networks. His current research project involves (i) shadow banking; (2) financial networks and systemic stability; and (3) political economy of corporate governance.
PhD. Candidate in Accounting
Ventsi Stamenov is a PhD student in accounting.My research is focused on disclosure, text analysis and analysts. He earned his Masters in International Business at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria and Master in Business Administration at the University of Arkansas. Prior to entering the PhD program, Ventsi worked as a portfolio manager for a family wealth management office and University Endowment.
Ph.D. Student in Marketing
Isamar is a Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing, specializing in quantitative research. Before joining the program, she worked as a research assistant for the Consumer Analytics Group (University of Chile, Santiago de Chile).
Ph.D. Candidate in Management and Organization
Mindy is a Ph.D. student at the USC Marshall School of Business studying organizational behavior. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego in 2014 with a B.S. in Psychology. Her research interests include social class, intergroup relations, and the psychology of networking. More specifically, she is interested in how people’s backgrounds, beliefs, and identities influence their organizational experiences and outcomes.