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Program Faculty and Staff

Terry Blum
Terry Blum

Tedd Munchak Chair in Entrepreneurship;
Professor; Faculty Director, Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Blum serves as the PhD Chair and Coordinator for the Organizational Behavior area. After serving as Dean of the College of Business (1999-2007), Blum became the founding director of Georgia Tech's Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ILE), an interdisciplinary unit that develops individual and organizational leadership capabilities for economic growth, social responsibility, and environmental sustainability.

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Sam Bond
Samuel Bond

Associate Professor

Dr. Bond serves as the Area Coordinator and PhD Coordinator for the Marketing area. His research deals with consumer psychology and behavior. Much of his work focuses on the consequences of modern technology for consumer information processing and decision making.

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Baska Kalcanci
Basak Kalkanci

Associate Professor

Dr. Kalkanci serves as the PhD Coordinator for the Operations Management area. Her current research focuses on socially and environmentally responsible supply chain management, behavioral operations management, supply risk management, contracting and information sharing in supply chains.

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Jason Kuang
Jason Kuang

Associate Professor

Dr. Kuang serves as the PhD Coordinator for the Accounting area. His teaching interests are financial accounting and managerial accounting. His research investigates the effects of economic and psychological factors on decision making in accounting and related business settings.

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Suzanne Lee
Suzanne Lee

Associate Professor

Dr. Lee serves as the PhD Coordinator for the Finance area. Her research focuses on financial econometrics and their applications in asset pricing and has been presented in a number of academic conferences including American Finance Association Meetings, European Finance Association Meetings, and Econometric Society Meetings, among others.

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Mingfeng Lin
Mingfeng Lin

Associate Professor

Dr. Lin serves as the PhD Coordinator for the Information Technology Management area. His research focuses on fintech, lending, crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, social media, and healthcare.

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Theresa Metzger
Theresa Metzger

Academic Program Manager

Ms. Metzger serves as the Academic Program Manager to the PhD Program and the TI:GER (Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results) Program. She provides strategic oversight for the Salesforce CRM system implementation for PhD Admissions.

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Alex Oettl
Alexander Oettl

Associate Professor

Dr. Oettl serves as the PhD Coordinator for the Strategy and Innovation area. His research interests include the economics of innovation, knowledge spillovers, labor mobility, and economic geography. His current work focuses on the production and diffusion of ideas at the individual, firm, and regional level.

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Ursula Reynolds
Ursula Reynolds

Associate Director

Mrs. Reynolds serves as the Associate Director of the Doctoral Program. In this role she provides leadership and oversees operations for recruiting, admissions, program and marketing development, and student services. She also serves as an instructor for the GT1000 Women and Leadership freshman seminar.

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