Dr. Dongnyoung Kim CV

Assistant Professor of Finance

Texas A&M University-Kingsville College of Business Administration
MSC 184, 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78414
Phone: 361-593-2148; Email: Dongnyoung.Kim@tamuk.edu

Research Interest:

Corporate Finance and Investment Policies, Corporate Governance

Academic Experience: 

  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Assistant Professor)– 2014-Current
  • Tiffin University (Assistant Professor) – 2013-2014


  • Tiffin University (Assistant Professor) – Dec 2013
  • The University of South Florida, FL
    • Ph.D., Finance
    Bowling Green State University, OH 
    • MBA specialized in Finance – May 2005
  • Myongji University, Seoul, Korea
    • M.A., Finance – Aug 2001
    • B.S., Business Administration


[1] “CEO Political Ideology and Mergers and Acquisitions Decisions” with Ahmed Elnahas Journal of Corporate Finance, forthcoming 2017

[2] “Contingent Increase in Cash Dividends Upon the 2003 Dividend Tax Cut” with Weishen Wang, Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, forthcoming 2017

[3] “Ex-Post Stock Return Behavior of Corporate Restructurings and Corporate Control” with Tih Koon Tan, Review of Accounting and Finance, 2016 Vol 15 Issue: 4, pp.484-498

[4] “How Entrenched Managers Beat Earnings Expectations Before and After SOX” with Rachel Graefe-Anderson, Mark K. Pyles,and Weishen Wang, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2014 Vol. 54 Issue: 1, pp.82-91

[5] “The Effect of R&D Investment on Market Value of Firms: Evidence from U.S., Germany and Japan” with Sung C. Bae, Multinational Business Review, 2003 Vol. 11, Issue: 3, pp.51 – 76

Manuscripts Under Review

[6] “Two Faces of Corporate Lobbying: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry” with Incheol Kim and Omer Unsal (Under Review in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis)

[7] “Difference in Political Ideology and Its Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions” with Angela M. Passarelli and Weishen Wang (Under Review in The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance

[8] “Determinants of Divestiture Method for US firms: Asset Sell-off versus Equity Carve-out” with Hari Adhikari, Thanh Nguyen, and Dung Pham (Under Review in Review of Accounting and Finance)

Working Papers

[9] “Natural Disasters and Capital Structure” with Ahmed Elnahas and Incheol Kim

[10] “CEO Political Ideology and Employee Relations” with Incheol Kim, Thomas Krueger and Omer Unsal

[11] “Form of the Government and Investment Sensitivity to Stock Price” with Hari Adhikari and Thanh Nguyen

[12] “Politically Conservative CEOs and Bank Loan Contracting” with Bill Francis, Delroy Hunter and Sattar Mansi

Conference Presentations:

[1] Financial Management Association Annual Meeting(FMA): 2016(Las Vegas), 2015 (Orlando), 2013 (Chicago)

[2] Midwest Financial Association Annual Meeting (MFA): 2016 (Atlanta)

[3] Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting (SFA): 2016 (Sandestin), 2015 (Captiva Island), 2012 & 2007 (Charleston)

[4] Southwestern Finance Association Annual Meeting (SWFA): 2015 (Houston), 2013 (Albuquerque)

[5] World Finance Conference: 2016 (New York)

[6] Academy of Finance: 2017 (Chicago)

Ad-hoc – Journal of Economics and Business

Reviews - 

  • Journal of Business & Economics Perspective
  • Journal of Finance Issues


Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Assistant Professor) – 2014-Current

- Undergraduate: Business Finance, Investment, Insurance and Risk Management, Principles of Macroeconomics, Personal Finance (Ave. Evaluation 4.4/5.0)

- MBA: Health Care Financial Management and Energy Finance(Ave. Evaluation 4.1/5.0)

Tiffin University (Assistant Professor) – 2013-2014

- Undergraduate: Business Finance, Investment, Microeconomics, Personal Finance, International Finance

- MBA: Managerial Finance, International Finance, Managerial Economics, Investment

The University of South Florida (Adjunct Faculty) – 2009-2013

- Undergraduate: Principles of Finance, Investment, International Finance, Money and Banking

Committee Services

Texas A&M University-Kingsville – 2014-Current

- Ad Astra Task Force

- Assurance of Learning Committee

- BBA Task Force Committee

- MFT Task Force Committee

- Faculty Senate SRI Committee

- International Studies and Program Committee

- Curriculum and Standards Committee

- Search Committee

Other Professional Experience

KOSDAQ Corporation, Seoul, Korea – 1999-2000

BNB Securities Research Institute, Seoul, Korea – 1997-1999

Army Service – 1992-1994

Honors and Awards

Texas A&M-Kingsville College of Business Administration Research Spotlight – 2017

Best in Track Award: Corporate Finance (Academy of Finance) – 2017

Summer Research Grant (Texas A&M University-Kingsville) – 2015

CPGP Grant (University of South Florida) – 2012

Ph.D. Travel Fund (College of Business, University of South Florida) – 2012

Professional Memberships

Financial Management Association – 2008-Current

Southern Finance Association – 2007-Current

Southwest Finance Association – 2012-Current

Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KESA) 2015-Current

References Available upon request

This page was last updated on: August 4, 2017