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Saehee "Sam" Kang

Saehee Sam Kang
Saehee "Sam" KangMarquette University

David Straz Hall, 228

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5814
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor, Management

Saehee (Sam) Kang joined Marquette University in 2019. He received his Ph.D. degree in October from the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. He earned his master’s degree in management and bachelor’s degree in business administration from Korea University. Saehee’s research interests include strategic human resource management, compensation, innovation, and international management. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management, and Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.


  • Ph.D. – Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Rutgers University
  • M.S. – Management, Korea University
  • B.B.A. – Business Administration, Korea University


Han, J., Kang, S., Oh, I-S., Kehoe, R., & Lepak, D. (2019). The Goldilocks Effect of Strategic Human Resource Management? Optimizing the Benefits of a High Performance Work System through the Dual Alignment of Vertical and Horizontal Fit. Academy of Management Journal.

Kang, S., & Kim, A. (2018). Employee Stock Ownership and Financial Performance in European Countries: The Moderating Effects of Uncertainty Avoidance and Social Trust. Human Resource Management.

Son, E., Kang, S., & Lepak, D. (2017). Impact of Contingent Employment Trajectory on Standard Employees' Attitudes and Firm Performance. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings.

Honors and Awards

The Louis O. Kelso Fellowship, Employee Ownership Foundation, 2019-2020

The SHRM Dissertation Award, Academy of Management HR division, 2018

The Corey Rosen Fellowship, Rosen Ownership Opportunities Fund, 2017-2018

ILERA Scholarship, International Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2018