PhD in Business Administration Leadership, Scholars, and Staff
The PhD in Business Administration Program Leadership comprises faculty members from the Coles College of Business who are dedicated to ensuring the successful development of our PhD students. The leadership structure includes the Executive Program Director and Discipline Leads.
Saurabh GuptaSaurabh Gupta Executive Director
Divesh SharmaDivesh Sharma Accounting Discipline Lead
Reza VaeziReza Vaezi Information Systems Discipline Lead
Susan YoungSusan Young Management Discipline Lead
Scott WidmierScott Widmier Marketing Discipline Lead
Coles PhD Scholars
The PhD in Business Administration Program uses a number of scholars that are faculty members of the Coles College of Business. Coles PhD Scholars are highly respected scholars with a record of publishing in rigorous academic journals. Coles PhD Scholars engage in the Program through teaching and dissertation committee membership.
The PhD in Business Administration Program uses a select number of scholars who are faculty members outside of the Coles College of Business. Global Scholars are highly respected scholars, oftentimes leaders within their field, with a record of publishing in top academic journals. Global Scholars enhance the Program through teaching specific topic areas. Global Scholars can also be used, on occasion, as dissertation committee members.
The PhD in Business Administration Program Staff focuses on aspects of the day-to-day operations and serve as a resource for student and faculty questions.
Molly FirstMolly First Program Coordinator
Phone: (470) 578-5094
Location: KC 407
Linda RowletteLinda Rowlette Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor
Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: (470) 578-4798
Location: KC 410