Ph.D. Students

Gizem Ceylan

Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing
Gizem Ceylan is a Ph.D. student in Marketing specializing in consumer behavior in technology-mediated environments, visual word-of-mouth, and psychology of social media. In one line of research, she explores how people express their experiences at the interplay of visual and textual information. She specifically examines whether photos indeed are worth a thousand words. On a separate line of research, she studies how people’s motivational processes (such as self presentational goals) may impact the spread of misinformation on online networks. She uses variety of methods (meta-analysis, text analysis using both dictionary and computational methods) to study these topics.

Yanyan Li

Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing

Ilya Lukibanov

Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing
Ilya is a first-year Ph.D student in quantitative marketing. Prior to that, he studied Economics in Russia. His research interests include information economics, organizational economics and structural modelling

Sajeev Nair

Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing
Sajeev Nair is a Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing specializing in studying substantive marketing problems using quantitative methods. His research interests include new product management, digital marketing, and channels of distribution. Prior to entering the PhD program, Sajeev worked for PepsiCo and Bharti Airtel in various sales and marketing roles.

Tal Shoshani

Ph.D. Student in Marketing
Tal Shoshani is a first-year Ph.D. student in Marketing. In his research, Tal utilizes econometric, machine learning, and network analysis tools to uncover patterns of consumer and market behavior revealed in large-scale, unstructured consumer mobility data. He has presented his work at the Marketing Science Conference, Interactive Marketing Research Conference (IMRC), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Symposium on Statistical Challenges in Electronic Commerce Research (SCECR), and the Digital Economy Workshop.

Elisa Solinas

Ph.D. Candidate in Marketing
Elisa Solinas is a Ph.D. student in Marketing specializing in consumer behavior research.