Faculty Information

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  • HWANG, LEESEOK

  • Professor
  • · Office:  Bldg 58, Room 404
  • · TEL:  02-880-5075
  • · E-mail:  Lshwang@snu.ac.kr

Lee Seok Hwang is a Professor of Accounting at Seoul National University Business School. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting at the City University of New York, Baruch College. Professor Hwang was also a Visiting Scholar at Chinese University of Hong Kong. He did his undergraduate work in business administration at Yonsei University in Seoul and received his Ph.D. from Stern School of Business of New York University.


Professor Hwang’s current research is concerned with valuation using accounting information and costs of capital. He is also interested in corporate governance and ownership-related issues both in Korean businesses and international firms. His teaching activities reflect these research interests.


Professor Hwang has published his work in accounting and finance academic journals, including the Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. He is also a licensed CPA and a member of the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA).