Current Management PhD Students

Nawaf Alharbi

Nawaf Alharbi

Nawaf Alharbi is a PhD student from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His research interests include strategic human capital and corporate strategy. He received his MBA – with dual concentration: Finance and Project Management- from Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University in 2014.

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Victoria Antin-Yates

Victoria Antin-Yates

Victoria Antin-Yates is a doctoral student at Mississippi State University. She received her Master of Business Administration with a minor in project management from Mississippi State University in 2018 and her Bachelor of Arts in written arts from Bard College in 2012. Her research, which explores the role of social networks on entrepreneurial attitudes and outcomes and family business, has been published in Journal of Family Business Management and presented at the Academy of Management annual conference.

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Sara Davis

Sara Davis

Sara Davis is a second-year doctoral student at Mississippi State from Huntington, West Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Marketing and a Master of Business Administration from Marshall University. Before joining the doctoral program, Sara worked as a Visiting Instructor at Marshall University. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, Sara worked in real estate and banking. Her research interests include family business, organizational behavior, and individual differences.

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Nathan Hammond

Nathan Hammond

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Taewoo Kim

Taewoo Kim

Taewoo Kim is a management PhD student at Mississippi State University. He has a B.S. in Economics from University of Rochester in 2010 and a M.A. in Economics from Korea University in 2013. Before joining the PhD program, he worked as an assistant manager at the Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership (KCCP). He has been accepted to numerous conferences, including Academy of Management annual conference, Southern Management Association, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, and Family Enterprise Research Consortium. His research interests include entrepreneurship, cooperative strategies, family business, and strategic HRM. He taught such classes as strategic management and organizational theory.

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Vitaliy Skorodziyevskiy

Vitaliy Skorodziyevskiy

Vitaliy Skorodziyevskiy is a management PhD student at Mississippi State University. He has a BBA with an emphasis in international business and an MS in Finance and Economics from West Texas A&M University, and an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas Tech University. His research interests include economic theories of family firms, outliers in family firms, and top management teams in family firms. Vitaliy has presented his research at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference and Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference. He taught such classes as business finance, managerial finance, and new value creation.

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