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HEC Paris accompanies the placement of its PhD graduates. Today, more than 300 alumni graduated from the Program since it's creation in 1974. Close to 90% started an academic career in top institutions in more than 30 countries.

PhD - image - PhD Graduates 2023, HEC Paris
Congratulations to our 2023 graduating students: Alexandre Madelaine, Anicet Fangwa, Chang Wa Huynh, Daria Morozova, Francesco Grazioli, Hanei Son, Jamal Sakaya, Jing Niu, Marina Traversa, Maxime Bonelli, Minguy Hua, Nauman Asghar, Tianhao Hao and Yufei Shen. 
© Noé Bugnot

 


GRAZIOLI Francesco,
Advisor: Vedran Kapkun, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three Essays on Financial Accounting.
Placement: Assistant Professor,  ESCP Business School (France).

MADELAINE Alexandre,
Advisor: Luc Paugam, Associate Professor, HEC Paris. 
Thesis subject: Nature and Implications of Equity Research Disclosed by Professional Investors 
Placement: Assistant Professor, Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management (The Netherlands).

DING Yang,
Advisor: Vedran Kapkun, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays of disclosure practice of institutions.
Placement: Assistant Professor,  Ecole de Management Léonard De Vinci - EMLV (France).

SHI Xucheng
Advisor: Pepa Kraft, Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject: Tree essays on information intermediaries in capital markets.
Placement: Assistant Professor, ESSEC Business School (France)

BOTTAUSCI Chiara,
Advisor: Keith Robson, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Imagining Performance Measurement Systems: On The Field-Level Construction of a Compensation Algorithm in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Placement: Lecturer, University of Bristol (UK).

SHAN Zilu,
Advisors: Vedran Capkun, Associate Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Cédric Lesage, Professor, Concordia University (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Three essays in audit.
Placement: Lecturer, University of Bristol (UK)

WANG Yin,
Advisor: Vedran Capkun, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on Corporate Disclosure.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University (Singapore).

CELERIER Laure,
Advisor: Eve Chiapello, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: L’État et ses contrôleur-e-s à l’épreuve de l’audit interne. Une étude sur l’introduction d’une fonction d’audit interne dans l’administration centrale d’État en France.
Placement:  Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, School of Political Studies (Canada).

BOURVEAU Thomas,
Advisor: Vedran Capkun, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on Empirical Financial Accounting.
Placement:
2015 - 2018: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology-HKUST (Hong Kong)
2018 - : Assistant Professor, University of Columbia - Columbia Business School (USA)

CUENCA-BOTEY Luis-Emilio,
Advisor: Eve Chiapello, Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject: De la Réforme Sociale à l’Optimisation du Risque-Rendement: une compréhension du processus de gouvernementalisation au travers de l’histoire d’une Banque Ouvrière en Amérique Latine.
Placement:
2016 - 2018: Viceministro Encargado de Economía Social Solidaria, Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social (Costa Rica)
2019 - : Assistant Professor, INCAE Business School (Costa Rica)

GARNIER Claire,
Advisor: Carlos Ramirez, Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject: Qui sont les associés d’audit des cabinets Big 4 ? Une lecture interactionniste des carrières des auditeurs dans les cabinets Big 4 en France.
Placement:
2015 - 2019: Assistant Professor, HEC Montréal (Canada)
2019 - : Assistant Professor, Kedge Business School (France).

GIBASSIER Delphine,
Advisor: Hélène Löning, Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject: Environmental Management Accounting Development : Institutionalization, Adoption and Practice.
Placement:
2013 - 2018: Assistant Professor, Toulouse Business School (France)
2019 - : Associate Professor, Audencia Business School (France).

GRALL Bénédicte, 
Advisor(s): Eve Chiapello, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Le rôle de la technologie dans la construction des représentations et des pratiques de la relation client : le cas des progiciels CRM.
Placement:
2015 - : Maître de conférences, CNAM - Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (France).

MACAULT Emilien,
Advisor: Tristan Tomala, Professor,  HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Information, Coordination and Cooperation: Essays on Learning in Dynamic Games.
Placement:
Lecturer, Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (France)
Sept 2022 - : Pedagogical Coordinator,  The Center for Research in  Economics and Statistics - CREST / The French National Center for Scientific Research - CNRS, (France).

 

CAPPELLI Veronica, 
Advisors: Mohammed Abdellaoui, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Itzhak Gilboa,  Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Decisions: theories, experiments and applications.
Placement:
Postdoc Researcher, Stanford University (USA)
Sept 2022: Postdoc Researcher, Santa Fe Institute (USA)

RIVERA Thomas,
Advisor: Tristan Tomala,  Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject: Essays on Game Theory, Mechanism Design, and Financial Economics.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management - McGill University (Canada)

WANG Fan,
Advisors: Itzhak Gilboa, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Mohammed Abdellaoui, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Essays in Decision Theory and Behavioral Economics.
Placement: Assistant Professor, ESSEC Business School (Singapore).

ELI Vincent,
Advisor: Mohammed Abdellaoui, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in normative and descriptive decision theory.
Placement: CEO,  S3Labs (France)

BONELLI Maxime,
Advisor: Augustin Landier Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three essays on innovation and human capital in the investment management industry.
Placement: Assistant Professor, London Business School (UK).

HUA Mingyi,
Advisor: Thierry Foucault, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Financial Economics.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Ivey Business School - University of Western Ontario (Canada).

YAO Tianhao,
Advisor: Augustin Lander, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Sustainable Finance and Asset Management 
Placement: Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University (Singapore).

 

PINARDON-TOUATI Noémie,
Advisor: Johan Hombert, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three essays on government intervention and corporate behavior.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Columbia - Department of  Economics (USA).

RASTOGI Chhavi,
Advisor: Johan Hombert, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Entrepreneurial Finance and Development.
Placement: Postdoc, University of Bonn (Germany).

ZHAO Junli,
Advisor: Jean-Edouard Colliard, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on intermediation in financial markets .
Placement: Lecturer, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School).

HONKANEN Pekka,
Advisor: Thierry Foucault, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Finance.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia (USA).

TANG Huan,
Advisor: Johan Hombert, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three Essays on FinTech.
Placement:  Assistant Professor, London School of Economics (United Kingdom).

CATHERINE Sylvain,
Advisors: Denis Gromb, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), David Thesmar, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Essays in Financial Economics.
Placement: Assistant Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (USA).

SLABIK Victoria,
Advisor: François Derrien, Professor, HEC Paris. 
Thesis subject: Essays in Corporate Finance.
Placement: Consultant, E.ON Inhouse Consulting (Germany)

ZHANG Yapei,
Advisors: Ioanid Rosu, Associate Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Hugues  Langlois, Associate Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Essays on Household Finance and Asset Pricing.
Placement: Assistant Professor, ShanghaiTech University, School of Entrepreneurship and Management (China).

MARTIN Thorsten,
Advisors: Denis Gromb, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), David Thesmar, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management (co-advisor.
Thesis subject: Three Essays in Financial Economics.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Bocconi University (Italy)

BOISSEL Charles, 
Advisors: Denis Gromb, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), David Thesmar, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management (co-advisor.
Thesis subject: Empirical Essays in Finance.
Placement: Pentester, Armature Technologies (France).

KARAKAYA Neslihan, 
Advisor: Evren Örs, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on Banking and Corporate Finance.
Placement: Manager, Deloitte New York, (USA)

ROSU Alina,
Advisor: Laurent Calvet, Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject:Three Essays in Asset Management.
Placement: Course Instructor in Finance, HEC Paris, (France).

SIGAUX Jean-David,
Advisor: Thierry Foucault, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three Essays on Bond Lending.
Placement: Directorate General Research, Financial Research Division, Research Department of the European Central Bank (Germany).

MATRAY Adrien,
Advisor: David Thesmar, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance.
Placement: 
2015: Associate Research Scholar, Princeton University (USA)
2016 - : Assistant Professor, Princeton University (USA).

SPIRA Michael,
Advisor:  Uli Hege, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Empirical Financial Economics.
Placement:
2014 - 2020: Project leader, The Boston Consulting Group (Germany)
2020 -  : Principal, The Boston Consulting Group (Germany).

BENAMAR Hedi,
Advisor: Thierry Foucault, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Behavioral Finance.
Placement:
2014 - 2017: Economist, Federal Reserve Board (USA)
2017 - : Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board (USA).

DESSAINT Olivier,
Advisor: François Derrien, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance.
Placement:
2014 - 2020: Assistant Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (Canada)
2020 - :  Assistant Professor, INSEAD (France/Singapore).

VALLEE Boris,
Advisors:Uli Hege, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Christophe Perignon, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Three Essays on Financial Innovation.
Placement:
2014 - 2019: Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School (USA)
2019 - :  Torstein Hagne Associate Professor, Harvard Business School (USA).

SHEN Yufei,
Advisor: Professor Xitong LI, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on Economics of Information Systems
Placement: Assistant Professor, Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal)

ALIBAKHSHI Reza,
Advisor: Professor Shirish C. Srivastava, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on User Engagement in Social Media: Understanding the Influence of Emotions.
Placement: Assistant Professor, IE Business School (Spain)

LUGOVOI Ivan,
Advisor: Dimitrios Andritsos, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Process Innovation in Pharmaceutical Industry.
Placement:  
Postdoc Researcher at Ohio State University (USA).
September 2022: Assistant Professor, Kuhne Logistics University (Germany)

MEDAPPA Poonacha,
Advisor: Shirish C. Srivastava, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Creation from the Open Source Phenomenon: Understanding the Influence of Work Structures, Governance and Platforms.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM), Tilburg University (The Netherlands).

SHANTIA Ali,
Advisors: Andrea Masini, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Sam Aflaki, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis Subject: Essays on Value Operations-Based Strategies to Foster Technology Improvement
in the Value Chain.
Placement: Toulouse Business School (France). 

REZAEE VESSAL Sara,
Advisor: Svenja Sommer, Associate Professor (advisor), Sam Aflaki, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis Subject: Collaboration within and between firms in a Supply Chain.
Placement: Assistant Professor, ESSEC Business School (France).

FANG Ni,
Advisor: Andrea Masini, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Operations Management under Emission Regulation.
Placement:
Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Cologne (Germany).
2020 - : Senior Data Scientist, Bayer (Germany)

GOODARZI Shadi,
Advisors: Andrea Masini, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Sam Aflaki, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Operational Strategies and Optimal Policies for the Diffusion of Environmental Technology Systems.
Placement:
2016 - 2017: Assistant Professor, California State University - Fullerton Mihaylo College of Business and Economics (USA)
2019 - : Research Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin (USA)

MAZAHIR Shumail,
Advisor: Laoucine Kerbache, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three essays on the effects of environmental regulations on supply chain practices.
Placement: 
2016 - 2018: Post-doctoral Researcher, McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management (Canada)
2019 - : Assistant Professor, Skema Business School (France).

IVANOVA Olga,
Advisors: Roxana Barbulescu, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on the Role of Functional Diversity in Managerial Careers.
Placement: Postdoc, University of Lugano (Switzerland).

LELASSEUX Laure,
Advisor: Roxana Barbulescu, Associate Professor,  HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: The Role of Professionals in Institutional Change.
Placement: Postdoc, IESEG School of Management (France).

 

MEYER Vincent,
Advisor: Françoise Chevalier, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Performance Management: An American Technology in a French Multinational Enterprise Established in China.
Placement: Assistant Professor, EM Normandie Business School (France).

FLIPO Celine,
Advisors: Françoise Chevalier, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Yong Kevyn, Associate Professor, ESSEC (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: A matter of taste: Exploring the selection of creative ideas.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Iéseg School of Management (France).

LEE Jung Won,
Advisor: Mathis Schulte, Associate Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Being in love and at war with team colleagues: Three essays on positive and negative.
Placement:
2017 - 2019: Visiting Research Fellow,  University of Kentucky, Gatton School School of Business (USA)
2019 - : Assistant Professor, University of Victoria - Gustavson School of Business (Canada).

YANG Jiachen,
Advisor: Michel Lander, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Paths and patterns toward Acquirer Success in Mergers and Acquisitions.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Neoma Business School (France).

 

NAVAZHYLAVA Kseniya,
Advisor(s):  Professor Françoise Chevalier and Professor Joëlle Evans,
Assistant Professor, Ecole de Management Leonard de Vinci - EMLV (France).

HILDWEIN Fabien,
Advisor(s): Professor Eve Chiapello and Professor Joëlle Evans,
Maître de Conférence,Université Paris 13, Centre d'Economie de Paris Nord (France)        

VINCENT-PONROY Julia,
Advisor(s): Professor Françoise Chevalier,
Enseignante Chercheur,  IPAG Business School (France)

ATANASSOVA Evelina,
Advisor(s): Professor Françoise Chevalier and Michel Lander,
Assistant Professor, Brandman University (USA)

MANNUCCI Pier-Vittorio,
Advisors: Françoise Chevalier, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Kevyn Yong, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: To Infinity, and Beyond ? Exploring the Dynamics of Creativity over Time.
Placement:
2016 - 2022: Assistant Professor, London Business School (UK).
2022 - : Assistant Professor, Bocconi University (Italy).

LÊ Patrick, 
Advisor: Charles Henri Besseyre des Horts, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Does Clark Kent tweet? Structure, agency and materiality in institutional theory.
Placement: 
2015-2022: Assistant Professor, NEOMA Business School (France)
2022- : Associate Professor, NEOMA Business School (France).

STENGER Sebastien,
Advisor: Françoise Chevalier, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Pourquoi travaille-t-on dans un cabinet d’audit « Big Four » ? Fonctions du système « up ou out » : contrôle, compétition et prestige social.
Placement: Enseignant Chercheur, ISG - Institut Supérieur de  Gestion (France).

TAGHAVI Shiva,
Advisors: Michael Segalla, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Jeremy Allouche, Professor (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: When Your Culture Advocates You: The Effect of Cultural Work Values on Performance.
Placement: Assistant Professor, NEOMA Business School (France).

NIU Jing,
Advisors: Professors Kristine De Valck & Peter Ebbes, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: A study on the efficiency of the social media influencer campaign
Placement: Assistant Professor, The University of Liverpool (UK).

LINARES Claire,
Advisor: Anne-Laure Sellier, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three Essays on Consumer Social Cognition in a Technology-Rich World.
Placement: Assistant Professor, IESE Business School - University of Navarra (Spain).

FARAMARZI Ashkan,
Advisors: Marc Vanhuele, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Stefan Worm, Associate Professor, BI Norwegian Business School (co-advisor). 
Thesis subject: Essays in Marketing Strategy: The Role of Loyalty Programs, Marketing Capabilities, and Servitization.
Placement: Assistant Professor, ESDEC - Lyon Business School (France).

MECIT Alican,
Advisors: Tina Lowrey, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), LJ Shrum, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Four essays on psycholinguistic effects in consumer behavior and consumer-object relations.
Placement: Assistant Professor, SKEMA Business School (France)

GAO Fei,
Advisors: Tina Lowrey, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), LJ Shrum, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Three Essays on Marketing Interventions to Influence Consumer Judgments, Choices, and Behaviors.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Bentley University (USA)

SCEKIC Ana,
Advisors:Peter EBBES,  Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Selin ATALAY, Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

KIM Sukhyun,
Advisor: L.J Shrum, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: The Effect of Consumer Identity on Marketing Strategy.
Placement: 
Chief Marketing Officer,  Superbloke Company (South Korea).

FUMAGALLI Elena,
Advisor: L.J Shrum, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Aversive states affecting Consumer Behavior.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Universidad Torcuato di Tella (Argentina)
2023 - : Assistant Professor, INCAE Business School (Costa Rica)

MIMOUN Laetitia,
Advisor: Tina Lowrey, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Revisiting liminality in Consumer Research: Pursuing liquid lifestyles in the Marketplace.
Placement: 
2018-2022: Assistant Professor, City, University of London, Cass Business School (UK) 
2022 - : Associate Professor, ESCP Business School (France).

RUSTAGI Nimish,
Advisor: L.J Shrum, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays on Materialism and Compensatory Consumption.
Placement :
2017 - 2020: Deputy Press Secretary to the President, Government of India  (India)
2020 - : Additional Director, Government of India (India)

 

BABIC ROSARIO Ana,
Advisor: Kristine De Valck, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: The influence of visual crowding on consumers’ search and choice experiences.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Denver (USA).

NEZAMI Mehdi,
Advisors: Peter Ebbes, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Stefan Worm, Associate Professor, BI Norwegian Business School (co-advisor). 
Thesis subject: Family Firms’ organizational identity and non-family employees, a case study.
Placement:
2016 - 2019: Postdoc Research Associate, University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign (USA)
2019 - : Assistant Professor, Bradley University (USA).

ROUZIOU Maria,
Advisor: Dominique Rouziès, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Fair Differences: Impact of Social Comparisons on Sales Organization Performance.
Placement:
2016  -2018: Postdoc Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University - Owen School of Management (USA)
2018 - 2020: Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Canada)
2020 -  : Assistant Professor, HEC Montreal (Canada).

DAS Moumita,
Advisor(s): Professor Dominique Rouziès and Professor Jean-Noël Kapferer,
2015 - 2018: A.B. Freeman School of Business (USA)
2018 - : Assistant Professor, University of Ohio (USA) 

KESHAVARZ Alireza,
Advisor(s): Professor Dominique Rouziès and Professor Bertrand Quélin,
2018 - 2019: Assistant Professor, University College Dublin (Ireland)
2020 - : Assistant Professor, Maynooth University (Ireland)

LI Yi,
Advisor(s): Professor Marc Vanhuele and Professor S. Atalay,
2015 - 2017: Assistant Professor, Iéseg School of Management (France)
2018 - 2022: Lecturer in Marketing, Macquarie University ( Australia)  
2022 -  : Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Macquarie University ( Australia)  

SOKOLOVA Tatiana,
Advisor(s): Professor Marc Vanhuele,
2015 - 2017: Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan - Ross School of Business (USA)
2017 - 2022 : Assistant Professor, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)
2022 - : Associate Professor, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)

ASGHAR Nauman,
Advisor: Professor Tomasz Obloj, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Structural context and intra-organizational capital allocation: A behavioral perspective.
Placement: Assistant Professor, NEOMA Business School (France).

FANGWA Anicet,
Advisor: Professor Bertrand Quélin, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three Essays on Social Value Creation through Non-Profits and Hybrid Organizations Governance to address Grand Challenges.
Placement: Sept 2023. Assistant Professor, McGill University-Desautels Faculty of Management (Canada).

HUYNH Chang-Wa,
Advisor: Professor Rodolphe Durand, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: A Moralized View of Corporate Purpose: the Mediating Role of Legitimacy Judgments.
Placement: Assistant Professor, ESCP Business School (France).

 

 

LAHIRI Debtanu,
Advisor(s): Bertrand Quelin, Professor, HEC Pari (advisor), Professor Gonçalo Pachedo de Almeida, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Corporate Politics, Social Activism, and Corporate Social Performance : Three essays underscoring firms’ complex relationships with non-market stakeholders.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Nova School of Business and Economics (Portugal).

SCHULZ Claudia,
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Why Separating CSR Capability from CSR signal matters: three essays.
Placement: Manager Data & Analytics, Deloitte (Australia).

 

 

HETU Martin,
Advisors: Denisa Mindruta, Associate Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), 
Will Mitchell, Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (co-advisor).
Thesis Subject: Essays on the Cross-Border Implications of Intellectual Property Rights Institutions.
Placement: Postdoc, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto (Canada).

LIZUNOVA Elena,
Advisor: Denisa Mindruta, Associate Professor, HEC Pari.s
Thesis Subject: Three essays on entrepreneurship:Large-scale econometric evidence.
Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University (USA).

ANAND Rahul,
Advisor: Pierre Dussauge, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Firm Divestitures in different Environmental Contexts.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University (Denmark).

CUDENNEC Arnaud,
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Market categories, expertise, and evaluation of organizations.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University ("PolyU") (HongKong).

Paul Gouvard,
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Explaining the Variability of Audiences' Valuations: An Approach Based on Market Categories and Natural Language Processing.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Lugano (Switzerland).

FAVARON Saverio Dave,
Advisors: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Giada Di Stefano, Associate Professor, Bocconi (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Firms' strategic responses to evaluation.
Placement: Assistant Professor Researcher, Skema Business School - KTO centre (France).

BOULONGNE Romain,
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris
Thesis subject: When is ambiguity favorable? An experimental and theoretical investigation of multiple categorization process in markets.
Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Navarra - IESE Business School (Spain)

PLAKSENKOVA Elena,
Advisor: Olivier Chatain, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Ecosystem strategy in the shadow of nonprofit actors.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business (USA).

 

BRADLEY Wendy,
Advisor: Tom Astebro, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three Essays in the Strategic Behavior of Firms With Patents in Patent Pools.
Placement: Assistant Professor, SMU Cox School of Business (USA).

GUO Bai,
Advisor: Bertrand Moingeon, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Three essays on the governance design in the digital age. 
Placement:
2017 - 2020: Lecturer, China Europe International Business School, CEIBS (China)
2020 - Assistant Professor, China Europe International Business School, CEIBS (China).

GUTIERREZ MORENO Cédric,
Advisors: Tom Astebro, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Mohammed Abdellaoui, Professor, HEC Paris (co-advisor).
Thesis subject: Three essays on entrepreneurial decision making.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Bocconi University (Italy).

JEON Euiju,
Advisor: Pierre Dussauge, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Antecedents and Consequences of Exploration and Exploitation Decisions: Evidence from Corporate Venture Capital Investing.
Placement:
Postdoctoral Researcher, Aalto University School of Business (Finland)
2022 - : Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark DTU (Denmark).

KORNIYCHUK Aleksey,
Advisors: Gonçalo Pacheco de Almeida, Professor, HEC Paris, Tomasz Obloj, Associate Professor.
Thesis subject: Essays in Behavioral Strategy: The Effect of Biases on Organizational Adaptation.
Placement: Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark).

TENG Jiulin,
Advisor: Bertrand Quelin, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Cracking the Black Box: Connecting External and Internal Determinants of Firm Performance at the Point of Transaction.
Placement: Founder and CEO, IdeaFex (France).

ALBINO-PIMENTEL Joao,
Advisor: Pierre Dussauge, Professor, HEC Paris. 
Thesis subject: Three Essays on the Influence of Political Connections on Firms International Expansion Strategy.
Placement: 
2016 - 2020: Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business (USA)
2020 - 2021: Assistant Professor, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)
2022- : Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business (USA)

BAZZAZIAN Navid,
Advisor: Thomas Astebro, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Essays in Employee Entrepreneurship.
Placement: Senior Manager, Amgen Inc.,  Applied Molecular Genetics (USA).

GOOSSEN  Martin,
Advisors: Pierre Dussauge, Professor, HEC Paris (advisor), Corey Phelps, Professor, University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business.
Thesis subject: Intraorganizational Networks, Interorganizational Collaboration and Firm Innovation 
Placement: 
2016 - 2019: Assistant Professor, Tilburg University (The Netherlands)
2019 - : Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University (USA)

JACQUEMINET Anne, 
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Heterogeneous implementation of CSR in an MNE: the role of subsidiaries’ institutional contexts and behaviors.
Placement: Assistant Professor, SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy)

PAOLELLA Lionel,
Advisor: Rodolphe Durand, Professor, HEC Paris.
Thesis subject: Law and (Re)Order : Impact of Category-Stretching Strategies on Firms’ Performance and Evaluation. The Case of the Corporate Legal Services Market (2000-2010).
Placement: 
2014 -  : Associate Professor, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (UK).

CLEMENTE Marco
Advisor(s): Rodolphe Durand
Thesis subject: Social Evaluations in a Multiple-Audience Context: The Impact of Social Misconduct on People’s Complaints, Share Price and Media Evaluation 
Placement: 
2014 - 2016: Postdoc, Aalto Univeristy (Finland)
2016 - 2019: Assistant Professor, SKK GSB Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea) 
2019 - 2022: Associate Professor, IÉSEG School of Management (France) 
2022 - : Professor, ZHAW School of Management and Law (Germany)

GEORGALLIS Panayotis (Panikos) 
Advisor(s): Rodolphe Durand
Thesis subject: From opposition to support: The influence of social movement organizations on firm strategy
Placement: 
2015 - 2016: Postdoc, University of Michigan, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise (USA)
2016 - 2017: Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Surrey Business School, University of Surrey (UK)
2018 - 2023: Assistant Professor, Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 
2023 - : Associate Professor, Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) 

KOZAN Asli 
Advisor(s): Bernard Garrette / Kristina Dahlin 
Thesis subject: Firm’s Non-Market Strategies and Implications on Financial Performance
Placement: 
2014 - 2021: Assistant Professor, IPAG (France)
2021 - : Associate Professor, IPAG (France)

ROULET Thomas
Advisor(s): Bernard Garrette / Kristina Dahlin 
Thesis subject: Banking on illegitimacy: Logics, disapprobation and inter-organizational relationships in the post-crisis finance industry (2007-2011)
Placement: 
2013 - 2014: Lecturer, University of Oxford - Saïd Business School (UK) 
2014 - 2018: International Research Fellow, University of Oxford (UK)
2015 - 2018: Senior Lecturer, King’s College London (UK)
2018 - : Associate Professor, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School (UK)

SHYTI Anisa
Advisor(s): Thomas Astebro  /Muhammed Abdellaoui
Thesis subject: Entrepreneurial Decision Making under Ambiguity: Experimental Evidence on the impact of Overconfidence
Placement: Assistant Professor, IE Business School (Spain)

 


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