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Keun Jae Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business and Finance

Phone: 724-503-1001, Ext. 3466

Email: kpark@washjeff.edu

Office: BRNT 108

Degrees: Ph.D. Finance, University of Oregon; M.S. Statistics and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.B.A. Financial Management, In-Ha University, Incheon, Korea; B.E. Environmental Engineering, In-Ha University, Incheon, Korea

Areas of Study

Jae Park is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and Business at Washington & Jefferson College. Dr. Park’s academic and research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate innovation, equity issuance, payout policies, and risk management. He recently published an article, “The Study on Financial Firm’s Performance Resulting from Security Countermeasures and the Moderating Effect of Transformational Leadership” in Korean Operations Research and Management Science Society.

Over the course of the last few years, Dr. Park has been an active participant and presenter in a number of conferences such as the Midwest Finance Association Meeting, the Financial Management Association Meeting, and the Northern Finance Association Meeting and Doctoral Consortium, among others. Prior to joining W&J, Dr. Park held a graduate teaching fellowship at the University of Oregon.