D. Kim spotlight

Dr. Dongnyoung Kim

Dr. Dongnyoung Kim joined the faculty of Texas A&M University-Kingsville in fall 2014, as an assistant professor in the College of Business Administration Department of Accounting and Finance. He held the same title at his previous institution, Tiffin University in Ohio. He completed his Ph.D. in Business Administration specialized in Finance from the University of South Florida in 2013. 

His works appear in well respected, peer-reviewed journals such as Multinational Business Review, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Review of Accounting and Finance, and Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. During his tenure at A&M-Kingsville, his scholarly works were invited for presentations by prestigious academic conferences conducted by the Financial Management Association (Orlando 2015, Las Vegas 2016), Midwest Financial Association (Atlanta 2016), the Southern Finance Association (Captiva Island 2015, Sandestin 2016), the Southwestern Finance Association (Houston 2015), and World Finance Conference (New York City 2016). He also plans to present his current working papers at the Academy of Finance Annual Meeting (Chicago March, 2017). In addition, he served as a session chair/discussant for multiple conferences, an ad-hoc reviewer for Journal of Business & Economics and Journal of Finance Issues and a program committee member for the 2016 Southern Finance Annual Meeting. 

His expertise is corporate finance. Particularly, he focuses on the corporate decision-making process (e.g. corporate lobbying decisions, M&A decisions, R&D investment decisions, dividend payment decisions, divestiture decisions and more) and its related factors (e.g. executives’ political ideology, natural disaster and more). Currently four papers are under review, for the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, (Two Faces of Corporate Lobbying: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry with Incheol Kim, UT-RGV and Omer Unsal, University of New Orleans, Journal of Corporate Finance, CEO Political Ideology and Mergers and Acquisition Decisions with Ahmed Elnahas, Eastern Kentucky University; the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Difference in Political Ideology and Its Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions with Angela M. Passarelli, College of Charleston, and Weishen Wang, College of Charleston; and Review of Accounting and Finance, Determinants of Divestiture Method for U.S. Firms: Asset Sell-offs versus Equity Carve-out with Hari Adhikari, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Thanh Nguyen, Limestone College and Dung Pham, Shippensburg University. 

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