Alumni Achievements

Shuping Chen

Shuping Chen, Ph.D. ‘03


Current Position: Wilton E. and Catherine A. Thomas Professor in Accounting, University of Texas at Austin


Initial Placement: Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Seattle


Shuping is a highly published researcher in accounting with an emphasis in voluntary disclosure, who now holds an endowed chair in accounting at UT Austin. She is on the editorial board of The Accounting Review.

Ran Duchin

Ran Duchin, Ph.D. ‘08


Current Position:  William A. Fowler Endowed Professor at University of Washington (Seattle)


Initial Placement: University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business


Ran has published extensively in the top finance journals in areas as disparate as corporate finance and behavioral economics. He was recently awarded an endowed professorship at the University of Washington in record time.  He also serves as Associate Editor of the Review of Financial Studies

Peter Golder

Peter Golder, Ph.D. ‘94


Current Position: Professor of Marketing, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College


Placement: University of California, Los Angeles


Peter’s research on market entry timing, new products, long-term market leadership, and quality has won more than 10 best paper or best book awards including several of the most prestigious awards in the field: William F. O'Dell (Journal of Marketing Research), Harold H. Maynard (Journal of Marketing), INFORMS Long Term Impact Award (Marketing Science), Frank M. Bass Award (Marketing Science), and Berry Book Prize (American Marketing Association). 

Negin Golrezaei

Negin Golrezaei,  Ph.D. ‘17


Current Position: Assistant Professor of Operations, Sloan School of Management MIT


Initial Placement: MIT, Sloan School of Management


Prior to graduation, Negin won the University of Southern California Graduate School Ph.D. Achievement Award. This prestigious award is granted to a select few graduating Ph.D. students across the entire university. Negin’s dissertation has also won two prestigious awards: the INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Dissertation Prize, and the Dantzig Dissertation Award. The Dantzig Dissertation Award is the Operations Research and Management Science’s most prestigious recognition for a PhD dissertation.

Om Narasimhan

Om Narasimhan, Ph.D. ‘01


Current Position: Professor at the London School of Economics


Initial Placement:  University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management


Om has published articles in leading journals such as Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of Marketing, won SIG Best Paper awards from the American Marketing Association twice; and been named a finalist for the John D. Little award for the best paper in Marketing Science. He also won the Outstanding Researcher of the year award at the Carlson School of Management. 

Maria Ogneva

Maria Ogneva, Ph.D. ‘08


Current Position: Associate Professor of Accounting, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California


Initial Placement:  Stanford University


Maria was named one of the world’s top 40 business professors under the age of 40 by Poets & (an honor also recognized on and She is a well recognized researcher in the area of equity valuation and macro economic effects of accounting information. Maria is on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and has won the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of Accounting Research.

Jaideep Prabhu

Jaideep Prabhu, Ph.D. ‘95


Current Position: Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Business & Enterprise and Director of the Centre for India & Global Business (CIGB) at University of Cambridge, England.


Initial Placement: UCLA (Visiting Faculty)


Jaideep is currently a named professor at Cambridge. He is a co-author of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth, described by The Economist as "the most comprehensive book" on the subject of frugal innovation.

Yan (Anthea) Zhang

Yan (Anthea) Zhang, Ph.D. ‘01


Current Position: Fayez Sarofim Vanguard Professor of Management at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University.


Initial Placement:  Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business


Anthea served a three-year term as associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal and she was the recipient of the 2016 Grief Impact Award and the 2010 Strategic Management Society (SMS) Emerging Scholar Award. She is currently an endowed professor at Rice University.