Doctoral Student Corner


The AIS Doctoral Student College will host several in-person events as part of this year’s PACIS Doctoral Student Corner. We have developed these events to help doctoral students make the most of the conference by providing opportunities to gain advice from experienced faculty and to build relationships with others in our field.These events are free and do not require registration!

Event Planning:

Welcome Reception & Social

Sunday, July 9, 17:30-18:30

This event will be our official welcome reception for the Doctoral Student Corner. During this hour, students will have the chance to meet and interact with each other.

Faculty Roundtables

Monday, July 10, 14:30-15:30

We host the second Faculty Roundtable Event at PACIS with the theme “Finding Your Research Fit: The Balancing Act Between Following your Heart or Playing it Safe” with the participation of esteemed Faculty Mentors:

  • Andrew Burton-Jones, University of Queensland
  • Bo Sophia Xiao, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Chee-Wee Tan, Copenhagen Business School
  • Dongming Xu, University of Queensland
  • Zhenhui Jack Jiang, HKU Business School
  • Patrick Chau, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
  • Waifong Boh, Nanyang Technological University
  • Yu Tong, Zhejiang University
  • Yunjie (Calvin) Xu, Fudan University

During this event, you can also ask our faculty mentors for advice on various aspects of academic life, including research, teaching, and service.

Student Hangout & Conclusion

Wednesday, July 12, 10:30-11:30

This will be our closing event for the Doctoral Student Corner.

Please visit this webpage periodically for up-to-date information on our events.

We hope that you are as excited as us to be a part of the first in-person PACIS Doctoral Student Corner!


Yan Shi
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Krishna Dermawan
The University of Queensland

Wenting Kayla Jiang
Auburn University

Sarah Hönigsberg
University of Jyväskylä