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  • Professor
  • · Office:  Bldg 58, Room 402
  • · TEL:  02-880-6949
  • · E-mail:  skkwak@snu.ac.kr

Su-Keun Kwak is Professor of Accounting at Seoul National University. Professor Kwak also currently serves as President of the Korean Academic Society of Business Administration. Professor Kwak obtained a B.B.A. in 1977 and studied in the M.A. program at Seoul National University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Accounting from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, USA) in 1987. Prior to joining the faculty of Seoul National University, he taught at Kookmin University. He also was a visiting professor at University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) in 1994. He served as Dean of College of Business Administration during 2007 and 2009. He also served as President of the Korean Association of Small Business Studies. His research interests are mainly in the areas of corporate governance, valuation, M&A, and auditing. His research has been published in several books including M&A cases in Korea. Professor Kwak has served for numerous governmental or non-profit organizations including Securities and Futures Commission of Financial Supervisory Commission, Committee of Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation, Evaluation Committee for Financial Accounting Standards at Financial Supervisory Service, and Committee for Governmental Administration Reform.