Three academics have been announced as 2018 inductees into The PhD Project’s
Hall of Fame.
Mary C. Gilly is senior associate dean and professor of marketing at the
Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. She is the
recipient of the 2011 Williams-Qualls-Spratlen Multicultural Mentoring Award
of Excellence from the American Marketing Association Foundation for her work
with doctoral students.
Miles Davis is the president of Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, and
the previous dean of the Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University
in Winchester, Virginia. He has been presented with the “Silver Good Citizenship
Medal” from the Sons of the American Revolution and was recognized as
a “Drum Major for Justice” by the United Covenant Churches of Christ.
Quinetta M. Roberson is the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business
Leadership at the School of Business at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
She is a Fellow in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and
currently serves as vice president/program chair of the Academy of Management.
The PhD Project encourages underrepresented minorities, such as African
American, Hispanic, and Native American individuals, to consider doctoral
programs in business. The Hall of Fame was established in 2011 “to recognize
a select few who have inspired many.” The 2018 inductees were honored at the
organization’s annual conference in November.