Sang Mook Lee

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Associate Professor of Finance, Management
Main Building, 200 D

Sang Mook Lee received his Ph.D. from Temple University (2014) and his MBA from the Ohio State University (2007). Prior to joining Penn State Great Valley, he gained professional experience as a senior manager at the Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation and as a fixed income trader at the Asian Banking Corporation, one of the prestigious investment banks in Korea. He has been successful in publishing papers in many prestigious journals, including Journal of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of World Business, Long Range Planning, Journal of Business Ethics, Business & Society, Human Resource Management, and Journal of Business Research since he joined PSGV. He teaches multinational managerial finance, financial markets and institutions, financial derivatives, and fixed income securities. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®).


2018 Early Career Research Grant from Penn State Great Valley

2016 Research Grants ($5,000) from Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation.

2007 MBA Sponsorship, Korea Deposit Insurance Corp.

Selected Publications

Myungsoo Son, Hakjoon Song, Sang Mook Lee, and Jayanthi Krishnan, “Social Capital and Internal Control Quality”,  Accounting Horizons (Impact Factor 1.873), Accepted

Amir Shoham, Sang Mook Lee, Mohammad Ahammad, Zaheer Khan, and Shlomo Tarba, 2020, “The Effect of Board Gender Diversity on Cross-listing", Journal of Corporate Finance (Impact Factor 2.521), 65, 101767

Ofra Shoham Bazel, Sang Mook Lee, Michael J. Rivera and Amir Shoham, 2020, "Impact of the Female Board Members and Gaps in Linguistic Gender Marking on Cross-border M&A", Journal of World Business (Impact Factor 3.758), 55(2)

Sang Mook Lee, Hakjoon Song and Pornsit Jiraporn, 2020 “Customer Concentration and Stock Price Crash Risk”, Journal of Business Research (Impact Factor 4.028), 110, 327-346

Pornsit Jiraporn, Pandej Chintrakarn, Sirimon Treepongkaruna and Sang Mook Lee, 2020, “Do LGBT-supportive Corporate Policies Improve Credit Ratings? An Instrumental-variable Analysis”, Journal of Business Ethics (Impact Factor 2.917), 162(1), 31-45

Tamar Almor, Sang Mook Lee, and Ofra Shoham Bazel, 2019, “The Dual Effect of Board Gender Diversity on R&D Investments”, Long Range Planning (Impact Factor 3.221), 101884

Pornsit Jiraporn, Denise Potosky and Sang Mook Lee, 2019, "Corporate Governance and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender-supportive Human Resource Policies from Corporate Social Responsibility, Resource-based, and Agency Perspectives", Human Resource Management (Impact Factor 2.474), 58(3), 317-336

Pornsit Jiraporn and Sang Mook Lee, 2018, “Do Co-opted Directors Influence Dividend Policy?”, Financial Management (Impact Factor 1.517), 47(2), 349-381

Amir Shoham and Sang Mook Lee, 2018, “The Causal Impact of Grammatical Gender Marking on Gender and Social Inequality?”, Business and Society (Impact Factor 3.298), 57(6), 1216-1251

Amir Shoham, Tamar Almor, Sang Mook Lee and Mohammad Faisal Ahammad, 2017, “Encouraging Environmental Sustainability through Gender: A Micro-foundational Approach Using Linguistic Gender Marking ", Journal of Organizational Behavior (Impact Factor 3.607), 38(9), 1356–1379 (Recipient of 2017 JOB Best Paper Runner-Up Award)

B.B.A., Sung Kyun Kwan University

MBA, Ohio State University, 2007

Ph.D., Temple University, 2014