for a Changing World
Some of the greatest intellectual challenges of our time are emerging from the broad fields of business and management. HBS Doctoral Programs reflect the changing world of business, society, and education.
“As my advisors often described to me, if my research question was not interesting enough to hit a newspaper's front page, then I should not be working on that topic.”
Accounting & Management, DBA 2012
“The applications of quantitative techniques to capture psychological decision processes and optimize management strategy motivated my interest in doctoral studies in business.”
—Pavel Kireyev, Marketing
"I am able to take advantage of the top faculty in the world, both at HBS, across the river, and down the river, while being connected with the leading current and future practitioners."
—Sarah Reynolds, Strategy
“The program's atmosphere is incredibly challenging and the level of intellectual interactions with the other students both inside and outside the classroom is by far the most rewarding aspect.”
“Collaborating with Nathan has been an incredible learning opportunity which has also helped me make substantial progress on my individual research projects.”
Five Doctoral Candidates Receive Research Awards
The Harvard Business School Doctoral Programs have presented three Wyss Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Research and two Martin Awards for Excellence in Business Economics to five doctoral candidates. These prizes are presented annually to outstanding doctoral students engaged in innovative dissertation research.
HBS Doctoral Students Conduct Research at Kumbh Mela Research by Tiona Zuzul (Strategy) and Vaughn Tan (Organizational Behavior) is highlighted as part of a series on Harvard's interdisciplinary work at Kumbh Mela.