BA in English Language & Literature, Ewha Womans University; MTA in Tourism Administration, The George Washington University; Ph.D. in Business Administration, Temple University.
Expertise & Research Interests
- Performance implications of corporate strategies
- Internationalization issues
- Lodging industry performance measures
Author of more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings; recipient of Stephen Rushmore / HVS Faculty Research Award in 2014, Certificate of Excellence in 2015, and STR SHARE Impact Award in 2017; recipient of New Faculty Grants and Small Grants program at the University of Houston; five years of work experience in the field of banking (3) and hospitality (2); planning committee co-chair for the annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism; guest editor of "Economic Impact of Corporate Social Responsibilities" for Tourism Economics; Best Conference Paper Award for the annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism in 2017; Outstanding Scientific Paper Reviewer in Finance Award in International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) in 2012.