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Joon Nak CHOI

Assistant Professor

Email: jnchoi@ust.hk

 

Ph.D.

Stanford University, Sociology

M.A.

Stanford University, Sociology

A.B.

Brown University, Economics, International Relations and Urban Studies

 

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ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Assistant Professor, July 2011 - present.

  • Stanford University, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies, William Perry Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010 2011.

 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

 

 

Book Chapters

  • Shin, G. W. & Choi, J. N. Forthcoming. Expatriate labor in Korea. In Shin, G. W. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 2nd Koret Workshop on Korean Affairs. Brookings Press.

  • Shin, G. W. & Choi, J. N. 2008. Paradox or paradigm: Making sense of Korean globalization. In Chang, Y., Seok H. H. & Baker, D. L. (Eds.) Korea confronts globalization: 250-272. London: Routledge.

 

 

SELECTED RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Choi, J. N. 2010. Towards a sociology of financial crises: Uncertainty, networks and the breakdown of institutionalized asset bubbles. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta.

  • Choi, J. N. 2010. Triadic closure vs. homophily: Investigating the origins of policy research polarization. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta.

  • Choi, J. N. 2010. Clannishness, gossip and the paradox of imitation: Hedge fund sociality and investment returns. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal.

  • Choi, J. N. 2009. Imprinting, adaptation and ideology-driven strategy in U.S. think tank networks. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco.

  • Choi, J. N. 2009. The 2008 financial crisis and hedge fund overembeddedness: A preliminary study. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (Sunbelt XXIX), San Diego.

  • Choi, J. N. 2009. Ideology and homophily amongst the American think tank elite. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (Sunbelt XXIX), San Diego.

  • Choi, J. N., Kang, M. K. & Shin, G.W. 2008. Institutions, factionalism and clientelism: Key position occupancy in Korean political parties. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Boston.

  • Choi, J. N. 2006. Network models of bilateral trade. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia.

 

 

REVIEW ACTIVITIES

  • Ad Hoc reviewers:

    • Academy of Management Annual Meetings

    • International Sociology

     

     

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Organizational Theory

  • Social Networks

  • Strategy

  • Multinational Management

  • Globalization and World Cities

  • Financial Markets

  • Political Economy