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A Source of Inspiration

Carolyn Callahan doesn’t shy away from the title of trailblazer. The former University of Louisville College of Business Dean and Vice-Provost earned her doctoral degree from Michigan State University in E. Lansing and in her first academic position at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst supported the launch of her research career. This occurred at…

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Lifting One Another Up

A second-year accounting doctoral student from Arizona State University named Thomas Lopez was among the presenters at the first PhD Project conference in 1994. And from that moment on, he’s been deeply connected and dedicated to The Project’s mission. Today, he’s known as Dr. Lopez to students at the Culverhouse College of Business at The…

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Blazing the Trail

Dr. Bill Qualls was there from the beginning. As one of the attendees of the inaugural PhD Project conference, he was instrumental in helping the organization build its community, find its voice and spread its mission. He recalls getting his invitation to that first conference. “I was asked to be part of a group that…

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