B.A. in English Language & Literature, Ewha Womans University; M.T.A. (Tourism Administration), The George Washington University; Ph.D. in Business Administration, Temple University.
Expertise & Research Interests
- Performance Implications of Corporate Strategies
- ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
- Entrepreneurial Finance, Crowdfunding
- Sharing Economy
Author of more than 35 peer-reviewed journal articles; guest editor of "Economic Impact of Corporate Social Responsibilities" for Tourism Economics; editorial board member for the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research and Tourism Economics; recipient of the UH Teaching Award in 2021, Donald Greenway Excellence Award in 2021, 50-in-5 Scholar Award in 2020, STR SHARE Impact Award in 2017, Best Conference Paper Award at the annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism in 2017, Provost's Excellence Award in 2015, Stephen Rushmore/HVS Faculty Research Award in 2014, Outstanding Scientific Paper Reviewer in Finance Award at the ICHRIE conference in 2012; planning committee co-chair for the annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism in 2021, 2019 and 2017; brings five years of work experience in banking and hospitality to her classrooms.