Soo M. Jang, Ph. D.

Professor of Economics, School of Business



BA, MA, Seoul National University
MBA, University of Hawaii
PhD, University of Cincinnati


Professor Soo Jang earned his MBA in Operation Research from University of Hawaii on fellowship after studying at both NYU and University of Hawaii. He earned his PhD in economics from University of Cincinnati on fellowship and teaching assistantship with major in Monetary Economics and  minors in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics. Professor Jang taught graduate economic courses to PhD students in economics for several years and also directed many PhD dissertations in economics at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He traveled extensively through the United States during intersessions on fellowship.

In addition, Professor Jang earned a Graduate Degree in Banking from Southern Graduate School of Banking, SMU, Dallas, Texas after spending three summers at SMU.

Selected Publications/Presentations/Exhibitions

Portfolio Optimization Model for Small Banks and others in economics

Attended Eastern Economic Association Conference (EEA) for more than 20 years, presented/  chaired many sessions in the past and also at other conferences

Awards and Recognition

Two year fellowship for MBA, University of Hawaii
Fellowship and Teaching assistantship for PhD in economics, University of Cincinnati
General Electric Company Fellowship; participated in a summer seminar at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago as faculty of the Catholic University of America

Academic Catalog