Digital PhD Defence: Kateryna Maltseva

PhD Candidate Kateryna Maltseva, Department of Communication and Culture, will defend her thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae Degree at BI Norwegian Business School.

Title of the thesis:
“Digital Self-Tracking: Psychological and Behavioral Implications”

Title of trial lecture:
"What strategies could companies choose for enhancing consumer usage of self-tacking devises?"

Digital recording of the trial lecture will be available to the committee and evaluated prior to the defence.


The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Professor Fred Selnes, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Christoph Fuchs, Technical University of Munich, TUM School of Management
  • Second Opponent: Associate Professor Barbara Briers, Vlerick Business School, Belgium



Professor Christian Fieseler, BI Norwegian Business School has been the candidate´s main supervisor, and Associate Professor Klemens Knöferle, BI Norwegian Business School, has been the candidate´s co-supervisor.

Practical information

  • Time:Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:15 - 15:00
  • Location:Online
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Location: Digital via Zoom https://binorwegianbusinessschool.zoom.us/j/69511552089?pwd=SW1tdkVZdDNPaFJoR1BIakpuaDBVZz09 

Meeting ID: 695 1155 2089
Password: 104301

Due to the corona outbreak the doctoral examination will be performed digitally, by 2-ways communication channel. The public defence is open to the public and everyone who is interested can join.

Ex auditorio-questions: The chair of defence will invite the audience to ex auditorio-questions at the end.

The Doctoral Dissertation is available in the library at BI Norwegian Business School. You may request a pdf of the thesis by sending an e-mail to phd@bi.no by 4 June 2020.