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Pil Joon Kim

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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  • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology (2014)
  • Ph.D., Soongsil University (South Korea), completed doctoral coursework (2002)
  • M.B.A., Illinois Institute of Technology (2007)
  • M.S., Soongsil University (South Korea) (1998)
  • B.B.A., Soongsil University (South Korea) (1995)

Professional Experience/Achievements 

  • Assistant Professor of Finance
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (2015-present)
  • Lecturer
    North Central College, Naperville IL (Jan. 2013-Aug. 2015)
  • Lecturer
    University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Whitewater WI (Jan. 2013-June 2013)
  • Teaching Assistant
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL (Sep. 2006-Dec. 2009)
  • Lecturer
    Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea (May 2000-Feb. 2003)
  • Research Assistant
    Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea (Sep. 1998-Feb. 2003)



  • “The Foreign Exchange marketing efficiency – study of overreaction in FX market.” Ph.D. dissertation.
  • “An empirical test for the stock market overreaction in Korea and Japan.” 2008.
  • “An empirical test for finding proper list of equities that fits the preference of the investor using AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process) algorithm.” 2007.
  • “Building an application that will give information of stocks that user selected to invest with correlation using MST (Minimum Spanning Tree) algorithm.” 2007.
  • “An Empirical Study on Tracking Effect of Index-Tracking Portfolio and Arbitrage Trade based and on KOSPI 200.” Master’s degree thesis. 1997.