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Kyunga Na Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Economics

Dr. Na is an award-winning scholar teaching with the accounting department of Keimyung University

She is the recipient of a 2014 Teaching Excellence Award from Sangmyung University.

    DAEGU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, November 21, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kyunga Na has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Na has been an assistant professor with Keimyung University since 2014, having earned her PhD just one year before, in 2013. She is dedicated to research, topics of interest, and applying his industry experience to new research topics. Before delving into academics, she was a banker and financial officer, noted for serving as chief financial officer of Woori-CA AMC in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 2004 to 2005, and for leading Schroders Korea Limited as chief operating officer in 2001.

Born to Samju Na and Suja Kim, Dr. Na studied business with Sogang University, graduating magna cum laude, and entered finance as a clerk with the Seoul branch of the Bankers Trust Company. She became supervisor of the Bankers Trust International PLC, Seoul Branch, and in 1997 was appointed financial controller with Credit Agricole Indosuez, Seoul Branch. She earned an MSc in finance from the ISMA at the University of Reading in the U.K. in 1999. She went on to Woori-CA AMC in 2004, the same year she completed a MBA from Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. She earned a PhD in accounting from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada in 2013. She returned to the Republic of Korea to become a professor of Sangmyung University, and joined Keimyung in 2014.

Dr. Na has CFA (Certified Financial Analyst) and FRM (Financial Risk Manager) designations, and has passed the AICPA examination in California in 1997. She is the recipient of a 2014 Teaching Excellence Award from Sangmyung University, and earned a Provost Doctoral Entrance Award (Renewal) from the University of Alberta in 2007 and 2008. She is always actively searching for new problems to challenge herself, leading to numerous research articles. She looks forward to continuing to conduct accounting research, and to foster new generations of researchers. Her latest collaborations include research into tax aggressiveness, the economic impact of sports events, CEO gender and earnings management, as well as the effects of listing status on a firm's lease accounting.

In her free time, Dr. Na enjoys swimming and golf. She is the proud mother of Junho Choi with her husband, Woong Choi, and holds citizenship in Canada.

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