Carnegie Mellon University

Ph.D. Alumni

Our Department has produced many distinguished Ph.D. candidates. We train students for a wide variety of positions in academia, government, and industry. Below are a few examples of our recent alumni successes.

2015-2021

  • Nik Gurney, University of Southern California

  • Ania Jaroszewicz, Harvard University

  • Shereen Chaudhry, University of Chicago

  • Alycia Chin, US Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Caitlin Drummond, University of Michigan
  • David Hagmann, Harvard University
  • Soheil Hooshangi, UNC Greensboro
  • Patrick Kane, McGill University
  • Talya Lazerus, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
  • Kelly Matula, University of Michigan
  • Andras Molnar, University of Chicago. 
  • Mark Patterson, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Nathanial Peterson, Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
  • Lynn Conell Price, University of Pennsylvania
  • David Rode, Pittsburgh Technical College
  • Rich Truncellito, Google
  • Eric VanEpps, University of Utah

2010-2014

  • Ajay Bhaskarabhatla, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • Sudeep Bhatia, University of Pennsylvania
  • Cristina Carias, Merck
  • Carla Costa, Utrecht University School of Economics
  • Alex Davis, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Leslie John, Harvard University
  • Peter Kriss, Qventus; Macroclimate LLC
  • Paul Litvak, Airbnb
  • Amanda Markey, Uncommon Charter School Network
  • Alexander Persoskie, National Cancer Institute
  • Daniel Schwartz, University of Chile
  • Jessica Wisdom, Humu
  • Michael Yu, McGill University

2005-2009

  • Joon Hwan Choi, National Science & Technology Commission - Seoul
  • Cynthia Cryder, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Jason Dana, Yale University
  • John Hamman, Florida State University
  • Seunghee Han, Chung-Ang University
  • Tamar Krishnamurti, University of Pittsburgh
  • Erin Krupka, University of Michigan
  • Ju-Sung Lee, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Scott Moser, University of Nottingham
  • Romel Mostafa, University of Western Ontario
  • Scott Rick, University of Michigan
  • Jesse Richman, Old Dominion University
  • Lui Wang

2000-2004

  • Carter T. Butts, University of California - Irvine
  • Jonathon N. Cummings, Duke University
  • Eleanor Lewis, US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Andrew Parker, RAND Corporation
  • Yuqing Ren, University of Minnesota
  • Uri Simonsohn, University of Pennsylvania
  • Deborah Small, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mei Wang, WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management
  • Edward Welch, University of Toronto
  • Brian Zikmund-Fisher, University of Michigan

1995-1999

  • Laurel C. (Mohes) Austin, University of Western Ontario
  • Dean Behrens, University of Toronto
  • Wändi Bruine de Bruin, University of Southern California
  • Stephanie Byram (1963 - 2001), Formerly: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Diana Burley (nee Gant), American University
  • Tiziana Casciaro, University of Toronto
  • Shane W. Frederick, Yale University
  • Eric Gold, Fidelity Investments.
  • William E. Hefley, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Pamela Hinds, Stanford University
  • Diane Lowenthal, American University
  • Ken Simons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Sally Sleeper, RAND Corporation
  • Ofer Zellermayer, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlia, Israel

1989-1994

  • Robert D. Austin, University of Western Ontario

  • Thomas Finholt, University of Michigan

  • Gavin Sinclair (1962 - 2001), Formerly: Purdue University

  • David Zubrow, Carnegie Mellon University