Wharton Stories: Doctorate

Assistant Professor of Management Stephanie Creary brings her research on diversity and inclusion into her MBA and undergraduate classes.

How Prof. Stephanie Creary Works Towards Inclusion in Research, Teaching, and Wharton Culture

During his “walk-and-talk” office hours, Prof. Kartik Hosanagar connects with students outside the classroom in a unique way. The influential researcher and entrepreneur trades insights and conversations with students on his daily walking commute.

How This Professor Goes the Extra Mile to Build Connections Inside and Outside the Classroom

Second-year doctoral student Esther Uduehi, president of the Wharton Society for the Advancement of Women in Business Academia, talks about life as a PhD student.

Building Community and Connection with Women in Business Academia

The Wharton Innovation Doctoral Symposium will bring together doctoral students from different business-related disciplines and different parts of the world to discuss their developing research constructively.

New Doctoral Symposium to Increase Dialogue on Innovation Research

“One of the big things is just recognizing when it’s an ethical issue, not just a business issue. I want to give (my students) the ability to recognize the ethical issues and have a framework for analyzing them.”

From Tom Brady to Philly’s Soda Tax: Prof. Diana Robertson Brings Real-World Business Ethics into the Classroom

A PhD schedule takes adjustment, but the strategies that work for doctoral studies carry throughout an academic career.

How to Maximize and Adjust to a PhD Schedule

The research resources available to doctoral students makes a big difference. Here’s what R1, R2, and R3 Carnegie Classifications mean.

The Advantage of Choosing a Research-Intensive University

Doctoral candidates and departmental coordinators at the Wharton School outline a few tips to help you navigate the PhD application process.

How to Prepare a Strong PhD Application

Doctoral coordinators at Wharton outline a few things students should know about a career in business academia and research.

Is an Academic Career for You?

Take a look at a current student’s schedule and get the insider perspective from doctoral students and coordinators on what to expect from a PhD schedule.

What to Expect from a PhD Schedule