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
- Lodging industry performance measures
- Sharing economy
Author of more than 20 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, Tourism Economics and the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights; recipient of the STR SHARE Impact Award in 2017, Provost's Excellence Award in 2015, Stephen Rushmore/HVS Faculty Research Award in 2014, New Faculty Grants and Small Grants program at UH in 2012 and 2013; Best Conference Paper Award at the annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism in 2017; 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; brings five years of work experience in banking and hospitality to her classrooms.