PhD Defence: Audun Reiby

Public lecture and defence of the doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD

  • Starts:14:30, 1 March 2024
  • Ends:18:15, 1 March 2024
  • Location:BI - campus Oslo, A2 – Red 12
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

PhD Candidate Audun Reiby, Department of Marketing, will hold a public lecture and defense of his doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD in BI Norwegian Business School’s PhD Programme.

Title of the Thesis:

“Cognitive Distance, Network Embeddedness, and Alliance Performance: A Conceptual and Empirical Approach”.

Public lecture on a given topic.

Time for Public Lecture: 14:30 – 15:15

Time for Disputation: 15:45

The Evaluation Committee:

  • First opponent: Professor Stefan Wuyts, Penn State University 
  • Second opponent: Professor Sven Haugland, NHH
  • Chairman of the committee is Professor Line Lervik Olsen, BI Norwegian Business School


  • Main supervisor: Professor Ragnhild Silkoset, BI Norwegian Business School.
  • Co-supervisor: Professor Robert Dahlstrøm, BI Norwegian Business School and Miami University

The Doctoral Dissertation will be available in the library at BI Norwegian Business School.

For the disputation, the academic procession will arrive at 15:45 sharp and the public must take their seat before this time.