At the Fox School of Business and the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, PhD students work closely with world-renowned faculty to publish their research in top journals and learn best practices in the classroom.
Where ideas flourish
As an integral part of a major research university, the Fox School of Business is committed to creating, analyzing and disseminating knowledge accross several business disciplines. We believe that quality education derives from discipline-based and practice-focused research.
Alternative energy
Dr. Ram Mudambi, Fox Professor of Strategic Management and Perelman Senior Research Fellow, collaborated with recent graduate, Snehal Awate, on a research project involving low-risk, highly sustainable wind turbine energy in emerging markets.
Making A Difference
Dr. Paul Pavlou, the recently appointed Associate Dean of the Fox School's PhD program, is committed to further improving the doctoral studies program, student research initiatives and faculty-mentor relationships.
3rd Annual Mid-Atlantic marketing Doctoral Symposium
Friday, March 27th, 8:30am to 5:00PM, 7th Floor Commons, Alter Hall

The Fox PhD

The PhD program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business trains outstanding scholars who advance the state of their fields through research and teaching. The Fox School prepares its PhD graduates to lead field research and pursue life-long academic careers at prestigious research universities around the world. The Fox School’s PhD program offers a degree in Business Administration, encompassing nine concentrations, and a degree in Statistics.

At Fox we make rigorous research and personalized attention the hallmarks of our PhD program. Our faculty members are committed to educating future leaders in business, research and statistics. We seek hard-working men and women with exceptional intellectual skills to carry forward a productive research agenda that tackles complex business problems. Our goal is to recruit a select group of individuals with stellar credentials and innovative ideas. We seek students looking to immerse themselves in the distinct research environment of the Fox School so as to actively engage the changing world of management for years to come.

The greatest resource Fox affords is our faculty, an internationally recognized group of leaders in a variety of fields. Our world-class faculty members conduct cutting-edge research that crosses disciplinary boundaries, offering insight into management theory and practice. At Fox, PhD students work closely with faculty members in a supportive research environment that tackles pioneering new topics to push the frontier of academic research. Accordingly, we consider all students admitted to the program for full funding opportunities.

I am truly delighted that you are interested in pursuing your PhD at the Fox School of Business. If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact our Associate Director, Lisa Fitch. You may also contact any of the PhD concentration advisors or research faculty within your field of study.

Paul A. Pavlou,
Associate Dean of Research, Doctoral Programs, and Strategic Initiatives

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  • Paul Pavlou
    Associate Dean of Research, Doctoral Programs and Strategic Initiatives
  • Lisa Fitch
    Associate Director, Doctoral Programs Recruitment, Admissions and Student Services