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Getting To Know: Sung H. Ham

Sung Ham

Job title:  Assistant Professor of Marketing

Job duties:  I am responsible for conducting research that is aimed toward publication in leading marketing journals.  I am also responsible for teaching courses in the Global MBA program, and I serve on committees designed to make GWSB a better business school.

How long have you worked at GW:  Since August 1st.

What’s best, so far, about working here:  Although I enjoy many things about GWSB, I truly appreciate the commitment that Dean Doug Guthrie exhibits in elevating GWSB to become a premiere business school. That makes my job exciting and rewarding on a day-to-day basis.

What’s something your co-workers do not know about you:  In college, I worked part-time as a Taekwondo instructor.

Where did you grow up:  Although I was born in South Korea, I grew up mainly in the Lone Star State:  Texas.

Family:  I am married to my wife, Jessica, and have two daughters: Annabelle (3 years old) and Lauren (2 years old).

Any hobbies?  Collecting art and trying critically acclaimed restaurants.

What do you enjoy doing on the weekend:  I enjoy spending time with my family in exploring the Washington, D.C., area.

Favorite vacation spots:  San Diego, California, and Seoul, South Korea.

A favorite book:  Animal Farm

A favorite movie:  Amadeus

A favorite food:  Wagyu Filet Mignon


Phone:  202-994-6981

Posted by gwsb on October 10, 2012 | Filed under: Getting to Know,GWSB News.

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