Seonghee Han, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance, Business
Office Phone: (267) 633-3338
Office Location: Rydal Executive Plaza, 316

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Academic Employment

Pennsylvania State University at Abington, 2017-Present
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance

Frostburg State University, 2015 – 2017
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Finance

Teaching Interests

Corporate Finance; Financial Management; Investments; International Financial Management; Equity Valuation; Business Statistics; Financial Statement Analysis

Courses Taught

Corporate Finance (both undergraduate and graduate); Financial Management (undergraduate); International Financial Management (undergraduate); Principles of Finance (undergraduate)

Selected Awards and Honors

2018 CFA Professor Scholarship, CFA Institute
2017 CFA Professor Scholarship, CFA Institute
2016 CFA Professor Scholarship, CFA Institute                       
2016 Faculty Publication Award, College of Business, Frostburg State University                                     
2016 Faculty Development Award, Frostburg State University
2013 Best paper award, FMA Asian Conference (semi-finalist) 
2013 Best paper award (Corporate Finance category), FMA Annual Meeting (semi-finalist)
2013 KAFA (Korea America Finance Association) PhD Student Scholarship
2013 KAFA (Korea America Finance Association) Travel Grant
2013 Foundation Travel Grant, Binghamton Univ., Binghamton, NY
2012 Rosa Colecchio Dissertation Research Award, Binghamton Univ., Binghamton, NY    

Completed Working Papers

1. “Insider Trading and Litigation Risk: Do Trade Characteristics and Trader Identity Matter?
           -Co-authors: Murali Jagannathan and Srinivasan Krishnamurthy

2.  “Why don’t Firms Complete their Open-Market Share Repurchases?”
           -Co-author: Mural Jagannathan

Other Professional Experience

Passed all CPA exams, New Hampshire Board of Accountancy
Passed CFA Level I and II (CFA Level III candidate) 

Professional Activities

Ad-Hoc Review of Managerial Finance
Ad-Hoc Review of Journal of Banking and Finance
Ad-hoc Review of Journal of Multinational Financial Management

Media Coverage

"Do Women CEOs Face Greater Shareholder Activism Compared to Male CEOs? A Role Congruity Perspective" forthcoming on Journal of Applied Psychology, is featured at Harvard Law School Corporate Finance Forum: