Chung Receives Fulbright Award

Release Date: March 19, 2010

Kee H. Chung, Louis M. Jacobs Professor of Financial Planning and Control, and chair of the Department of Finance and Managerial Economics

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Kee H. Chung, Louis M. Jacobs Professor of Financial Planning and Control, and chair of the Department of Finance and Managerial Economics in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has received a Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship Award.

The Fulbright award will fund Chung’s academic activities at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, next year. He will spend the spring 2011 semester teaching and conducting research on the subject of market microstructure, as well as conducting public lectures and other outreach activities.

This is Chung’s second Fulbright award; he received a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for Lecture and Research in the 1995-96 academic year as a faculty member at the University of Memphis.

A native of Korea, Chung has served as the president of the Korea-America Finance Association and arranged a joint academic session for U.S. and Korean scholars at the 2009 Financial Management Association conference in Reno, Nev.

He recently was cited as one of the most prolific authors in finance literature over the past 50 years in a study published in the Journal of Finance Literature, ranking as No. 35 on a list of authors appearing most frequently in 26 core finance journals.

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