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Seonghoon Kim

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PhD Student

Bren Hall 3017

MS, Business Administration, Seoul National University, South Korea
BS, Environmental Management, Seoul National University, South Korea
BA, Geography, Seoul National University, South Korea

Seonghoon’s research interests include corporate environmental responsibility, business sustainability and ethics. His research specifically questions organizational motivations that could lead to corporations’ environmentally-friendly behaviors as well as business strategies of how corporations could improve both the corporate environmental and financial performance. He earned both BA and BS in Geography and Environmental Management, respectively at Seoul National University in 2013, and MS in Business Strategy at the same institution in 2016. Before joining Bren, he spent two years working as a project assistant at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison during which he co-authored a paper investigating the effect of family control on business group firms’ environmental performance disclosure. In addition to a recent research work published in the Journal of Business Ethics, he has had numerous experiences in corporate-related environmental research projects mostly presented in the business society such as annual conference of AOM (Academy of Management) or ARCS (Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability).

Year Admitted

Research Areas
Corporate environmental strategy, business sustainability, and organizations and the natural environment.

Faculty Advisor
Matthew Potoski (Social Science Group)

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