Wharton Stories: Majors and Concentrations

“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

Getting a PhD wasn’t part of Tanya’s long-term plan when she started as an undergrad at Wharton. She initially aspired to work as a data scientist or analyst but soon fell in love with data in a whole different way through a research assistantship.

How This Doctoral Student Began Her PhD Journey as a Wharton Undergrad

“I realized how fascinating the job of a researcher is. I was 21 then — I changed most of my plans and invested the following years to get into a PhD program, and I am more convinced every day that was the right thing to do.”

Why This PhD Candidate Changed His Plans from Consulting to Academic Research

“The program gives me access to the resources I need to gain proficiency in other disciplines in addition to ethics so that I can understand the ethically relevant features of the environment upon which my research focuses.”

Why This PhD Student Chose to Study Business Ethics at Wharton

“By working with great professors, I can see firsthand how it all works, what they do day-to-day, and model myself after them.”

PhD Student Talks About the Diverse Skill Set You Need to Become a Professor

“The advantage here is the access to excellent faculty and the fact that there is a department specializing in my field of interest. You have a tight group of top faculty and students within Wharton, but you can go outside and get other perspectives.”

Faculty Expertise in Housing Economics Attracted This PhD Student to Wharton

“Resources are something that often PhD programs lack, but at Wharton it really enriches us and makes us better able to do research.”

This PhD Student Found the Resources and Expertise at Wharton to Conduct Ground-Breaking Research