• Assistant Professor of Accounting


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Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Management (Accounting), University of California-Irvine, 2023
  • Master of Professional Accountancy, University of California-Irvine, 2018
  • B.A., Business Administration, Konkuk University, 2011

Research Interests

  • Financial empirical research

Selected Publications

1. “MiFID II and the unbundling of analyst research from trading execution” with Ben Lourie and Devin Shanthikumar. Contemporary Accounting Research (2023)
2. “The impact of debt forbearance on borrowers: Evidence from student loans” with Ben Lourie and Alex Nekrasov. Finance Research Letters (2023)

Awards & Honors

  • Invited Participant at Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) Faculty Program (2023) 
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (2022-2023)
  • AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow (2022)
  • FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award (2021)
  • Management Fellowship, University of California, Irvine (2020)
  • Graduate Fellowship, University of California, Irvine (2018-2023)
  • Dean’s Scholar Award (MPAc), University of California, Irvine (2018)