Current Graduate Students

HyoJin (Chloe) Cho

Program: HRIM/M.S.
Advisor: Dr. Bordi
Country of Origin: S. Korea
Previous Degrees: B.A., Seoul National University
Area of interest: Restaurant consumer behavior and food psychology focusing on environmental factors that influence restaurant customers' dining experiences.
hoc5189@psu.edu

Choongbeom (CB) Choi

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Mattila and Dr. Cranage
Country of Origin: S. Korea
Previous Degrees: B BA Kyunghee University; MS, University of MA Amherst
Area of Interest: Consumers' perceptions and behavioral responses to various pricing strategies (i.e. behavioral pricing) and the impact of other customers' service perceptions.
cuc259@psu.edu
List of Choongbeom Choi's publications

Sungwoo Choi

Program: HRIM/M.S.
Adviser: Dr. Mattila
Country of Origin: Korea
Previous Degree: B MGT Kyunghee University
Area of Interest: Consumer perception and on-line reviews
szc216@psu.edu

Victor DaMotta

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Sharma
Country of Origin: Brazil
Previous Degree: MBA, Pos Graduacao Jk Brazil
BS,King College Tennessee
Area of Interest: Micro and small enterprise finance, micro-entrepreneurship, local economic development, applied micro-economics, social and economic networks, investigating the relationship between Brazil's cash transfer program "Bolsa Familia" and micro-entrepreneurship as a means to gender empowerment, poverty alleviation and growth in household income
ved104@psu.edu

Aileen Fan

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Mattila
Country of Origin: Singapore
Previous Degrees: Master of Management in Hospitality, Cornell
BA, Dalian Univeristy of Foreign Languages, China
Area of interest: consumer behavior, services marketing, self-service technolgy and cross-cultural research
auf152@psu.edu

Yixing (Lisa) Gao

Program: HRIM/M.S.
Advisor: Dr. Mattila
Country of Origin: China
Previous Degrees: BBMgt, Dalian University of Foreign Languages, China
Area of interest: CSR, consumer behavior in green hotels and services marketing
yzg104@psu.edu

Juyeon (Rachel) Han

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Mattila
Country of Origin: S. Korea
Previous Degrees: BS, Univ of Nevada Las Vegas; MHosp Cornell University
Area of Interest: Why do we share advertisements on social media: the effects of self-enhancement motives and how sharing experiences with others influence consumers' own experience
juh254@psu.edu

Olaf Hermans

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Mattila/Van Hoof
Country of Origin: Netherlands
Previous Degrees: M.S., Catholic University Leuven
Area of Interest: Customer loyalty and the quality of on-going customer relationships in service environments
owh104@psu.edu
List of Olaf Herman's publications

Eunjin Kwon

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Mattila/Dr. Cranage
Country of Origin: S. Korea
Previous Degrees:B BA Kyunghee University; MHosp, University of Houston
Area of Interest: Menu psychology and consumer choice and brand relationship management
euk159@psu.edu

Qing (Stephanie) Liu

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Mattila and Dr. Cranage
Country of Origin: China
Previous Degrees: B.S, Penn State University; M.S., Penn State University
Area of Interest: Advertising and sales promotion, message framing and buyer motivations
qwl5010@psu.edu
List of Qing Liu's publications

Sean McGinley

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. O'Neill
Country of Origin: U.S.
Previous Degrees:BS, Penn State University
Area of Interest: Career management, organizational behavior and lodging operations
spm203@psu.edu
List of Sean McGinley's publications

Joonho Moon

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Sharma
Country of Origin: S. Korea
Previous Degrees:BA Sejong University; BHosp Sejong University; MSOSC Michigan State University
Area of Interest: Finance
jzm244@psu.edu
List of Joonho Moon's publications

Marie Ozanne

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Mattila
Country of Origin: France
Previous Degrees: BS, AIM Certificate, Cornell University
MBA, EESEC Business School
Area of Interest: Marketing with an insight in big data social science, researching on the marketing strategies that use several dimensions of variables, especially in a non-geographical location (i.e. social media) to analyze consequences on customers' emotions and consumption
meo183@psu.edu

Myungkeun Song

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Noone
Country of Origin: Korea
Previous Degrees: BS, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
MA, Cornell University
Area of Interest: How Asian customers reponse to revenue management practices compared to U.S. and European customers and which revenue management practices would be perceived relatively fair or unfair by Asian customers.
mxs981@psu.edu

Sujin Song

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Lee
Country of Origin: Korea
Previous Degrees: B BA, Pai Chai University
MS, Florida International University
Area of Interest: Geographic diversification, international/domestic diversification, systematic/unsystematic risks, update/downside risk and firm performance.
sxs6040@psu.edu

Nicholas Smith

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Martinez
Country of Origin: United States
Previous Degrees: BS, University of Central Florida
AA, Valencia College
MS, University of Central Florida
Area of Interest: Investigating the antecedents leading to prejudice, discrimination, and marginalization of workers, workplace and community-wide interventions designed to increase positive workplace, psychological, and health-related outcomes.
nas277@psu.edu

Kyung-A Sun

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Lee
Country of Origin: Korea
Previous Degrees: MHRIM, University of Missouri Columbia
BA University of Seoul
Area of interest: Finance
kxs534@psu.edu

Kayla Weaver

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Martinez
Country of Origin: United States
Previous Degrees: B.S. & M.B.A., Illinois State University
Area of interest: Workplace discrimination, managing diversity in order to create a more equitable work environment for employees, how race and gender differences impact perceptions of employees, and how these perceptions can impact organizational and personal outcomes (i.e. jo b satisfaction, turnover, and well-being and stress)
kbs185@psu.edu

Shi (Tracy) Xu

Program: HRIM/Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Tews
Country of Origin: China
Previous Degrees: BMGT, South China University of Technology; MMGT, Beijing International Studies University
Area of interest: Employee turnover, emotion/affect, and diversity
sxx103@psu.edu
List of Shi Xu's publications