A limitless future in academia awaits

Consistent with the goals of our program, a majority of our students choose to pursue academic careers—as 97% of graduates since 2005 entered academia. Many of our students find positions at leading business schools and universities in the United States and around the world, including:

  • HEC Paris
  • Indian School of Business
  • Iowa State University
  • Ohio State University
  • Oklahoma State
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hong Kong
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Vermont
"My professional accomplishments are byproducts of the rigorous education and training I received as a doctoral student at Illinois. I’ll always be grateful for how deeply the faculty invested themselves in developing our ability to conduct thoughtful and impactful research. Additionally, the vibrant, supportive culture of the program produced strong collegial relationships that will surely last a lifetime.”

Erik Dane
Associate Professor, Rice University