Hyunkyu (Sean) Jang, Ph.D.

  Assistant Professor
  708-534-4943ext. 4943
  Office Location: G293
  College: COB




Sean Jang joined the College of Business at Governors State University as an Assistant Professor of Marketing in the fall of 2017. Professor Jang received his Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Marketing, both from Seoul National University, South Korea.

His research interests are in prosocial behavior. His research has been published in Psychology & Marketing, Journal of Consumer Behavior, Journal of Macro-Marketing, Journal of Consumer Marketing, and Journal of Social Marketing, among others.

Prior to entering academia, he worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he advised leading global companies across a range of industries, including electronics, financial services, and government. After that, he joined the MBA program at Columbia University with the sponsorship of McKinsey & Company. It was then that he decided to pursue a career in academia and joined the Ph.D. program at University of Texas at Austin.

Professor Jang has extensive international experience, having worked in six different countries with other consultants from eleven different countries, having served as an exchange student at ESSEC in France while in college, and having traveled to seventeen different countries.

Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Jang