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Seung-Hwan Jeong

Assistant Professor
  • PhD, Strategic Management, University of Texas at Austin, 2018
  • MS, Business Administration, Korea University, 2012
  • BBA, Business Administration, Korea University, 2010
Prior professional positions:

Georgia State University, Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, 2018-2020

Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • Best paper award, Academy of Management, STR division, Strategic Leadership, TMT, and Corporate Governance track, 2022

  • Finalist, Sucheta Nadkarni Award for Outstanding Publication on Women Executive Leadership, 2022

  • Outstanding Teaching Performance Award, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, 2019

  • Strategic Management Society Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Leadership and Governance IG, 2018

Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Leadership and Corporate Governance
  • Minorities in Corporate Leadership (Race, Gender, Social Class) 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Organizations
  • Family Firms
Selected Publications:


Journal Articles

Jeong, S.-H., Murphy, A. M., Zhang, Y., Quigley, T. J. (Forthcoming) How do Investors Really React to the Appointment of Black CEOs? Strategic Management Journal

Jeong, S.-H., Kim, H., & Kim, H. (2022). Strategic Nepotism in Family Director Appointments: Evidence from Family Business Groups in South Korea. Academy of Management Journal, 65: 656–682.

Kim, Y., Busenbark, J.R., Jeong, S.-H., Lam, S.K. (2022). The Performance Impact of Marketing Dualities: A Response Surface Approach to Resolving Empirical Challenges. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 1-26.

Campbell, R. J., Jeong, S.-H., & Graffin, S. D. (2019). Born to take risk? The effect of CEO birth order on strategic risk taking. Academy of Management Journal, 62: 1278–1306.

Jeong, S.-H. & Harrison, D.A. (2017). Glass Breaking, strategy making, and value creating: Meta-analytic outcomes of women as CEOs and TMT members. Academy of Management Journal, 60: 1219- 1252.

Editorial appointments:

Editorial Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2022-Present