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Seeking PhD Students

  • 1.  Seeking PhD Students

    Posted 02-16-2021 10:43

    The Department of Management of the Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama is accepting applications for the 2021 cohort of its doctoral program. We are looking for applicants with outstanding academic credentials and a strong interest in scholarly research in the areas in the areas of strategic management, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, and human resource management.

    Notable features of Alabama's PhD program include:

    • Broad academic coursework, which includes core courses in strategic management, organizational behavior, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and organizational theory, to provide students with well-rounded training in macro and micro areas of management.
    • Strong emphasis on methods and statistical training during the doctoral program. Our management PhD students take methods courses within the department, but also in other departments (including marketing, economics, and accounting)
    • Working with doctoral faculty who publish at top-tier management journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, and The Leadership Quarterly, among others. Many faculty also serve as editors or on the editorial boards of leading management journals.
    • Competitive funding through department research assistantships. Students are also eligible for fellowships and other awards offered by The University of Alabama, summer research support, and support for travel to present at national professional conferences.
    • Collaborative research relationships with faculty in other departments and colleges at Alabama, including finance, marketing, and information science, among others.
    • Tuscaloosa is a thriving town with excellent medical facilities, vibrant riverfront with easy access to hiking and nature trails, and one of the prettiest campuses in the country.

    General information about the Alabama management PhD program can be found at https://manderson.culverhouse.ua.edu/ph-d-programs/management-phd/. If you are interested in a specific area of research in management, you can read about our outstanding faculty and their research here: https://culverhouse.ua.edu/managementdirectory/. For questions related to the PhD program in management, you can email Dr. Peter Harms (pdharms@cba.ua.edu) or Dr. Vishal K Gupta (vkgupta@cba.ua.edu).

    Vishal Gupta
    Associate Professor
    University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa AL
    (205) 348-8427