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PhD News

The latest news from the PhD department including student, faculty and alumni updates.

MirHossein Tabatabaeilotfi Defends Thesis

Come out and support PhD student MirHossein Tabatabaeilotfi as he defends his Thesis titled “Poverty, Stress, and Happiness: Examining the Moderating Role of Psychological Capital on the Relation between Poverty and Happiness among Farmers and Fish Farmers in Ghana”.  MirHossein will be defending his thesis on Monday, July 18th, at 11:00 a.m., in GH 212/B.  MirHossein is a PhD student in the MOBHR … Continue reading MirHossein Tabatabaeilotfi Defends Thesis

Posted on July 11, 2016

Anna Sadovnikova Defends Thesis

Come out and support Marketing PhD student Anna Sadovnikova as she defends her Thesis titled “Fruits from the Tree of Sustainability.  Value Creation in Green Strategic Partnerships”.  Anna will be defending her thesis on Wednesday, July 6th, at 10:00 a.m., in DSB 510.  Her supervisor is Devashish Pujari, and her supervisory committee consists of Ken Deal and Manish Kacker.  Anna is … Continue reading Anna Sadovnikova Defends Thesis

Posted on June 30, 2016

Alireza Tajbakhsh Defends Thesis

Come out and support PhD student Alireza Tajbakhsh as he defends his Thesis titled “Sustainability In Supply Chains: Models and Metrics”.  Alireza will be defending his thesis on Friday, June 17th, at 11:00 a.m., in DSB 505.  Alireza is a PhD student in the Management Science field.  His supervisor is Elkafi Hassini, and his supervisory committee consists of Kai Huang, and Mahmut Parlar.  

Posted on June 10, 2016
Posted on May 5, 2016

Marketing Sweeps SSHRC

The SSHRC Doctoral Awards Competition results have been released, and three students from our Marketing field have won!  Please help us congratulate the following PhD students on being successful in the 2016-17 SSHRC Doctoral Awards Competition: Hadi Eslaminosratabadi Marketing $20,000 over one year Farhad Sadeh Marketing $40,000 over two years Mohammad Kayed Marketing $60,000 over three … Continue reading Marketing Sweeps SSHRC

Posted on May 4, 2016

Another Successful DDSA Research Day

The DeGroote Doctoral Student Association (DDSA) hosted the annual Research Day on April 26th to showcase some of the current research being conducted by our PhD students. They invited two distinguished guests to give special talks about their experiences in academia and tips for success. The packed schedule included the following sessions: Presenter Presentation Topic … Continue reading Another Successful DDSA Research Day

Posted on May 3, 2016

Ken Owen Defends Thesis

Come out and support PhD student Ken Owen as he defends his Thesis titled “Motivation and Demotivation of Hacker Activities – A Contextual Approach”.  Ken will be defending his thesis on Monday, April 18th, at 10:00 a.m., in GH 212/B.  Ken is a PhD student in the Information Systems field.  His supervisor is Milena Head, and his supervisory committee consists of Brian Detlor and Khaled Hassanein.

Posted on April 14, 2016

Saeed Shekari Successfully Defended Thesis Proposal

We are happy to announce that PhD student Saeed Shekari has successfully defended his thesis proposal titled “Product Performance and Contracts in Multi-component System Industries: Theory and Evidence”.  Please join us in congratulating Saeed for reaching this important milestone. Saeed is a PhD student in the Marketing field.  Thanks go to his supervisor Sourav Ray, and his supervisory committee members Devashish Pujari … Continue reading Saeed Shekari Successfully Defended Thesis Proposal

Posted on April 14, 2016
Posted on April 6, 2016

Saeed Shekari Wins 2016 SCMA Doctoral Thesis Scholarship

Please join us in congratulating Saeed Shekari on winning a 2016 Codere Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) Doctoral Thesis Scholarship worth $7,500. The aim of these scholarships is to foster a Canadian community of scholars in the field of supply chain management by supporting outstanding doctoral candidates in their thesis development and research. Scholarship applications are evaluated … Continue reading Saeed Shekari Wins 2016 SCMA Doctoral Thesis Scholarship

Posted on April 5, 2016
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