University of California, Riverside

Undergraduate Business Program

Faculty Bio

Thomas Kim

Assistant Professor of Finance

Curriculum Vitae , updated 11/2016


Thomas Kim earned his Ph.D. in finance at the Owen Graduate School of Business at Vanderbilt University. He earned his M.B.A. in finance from the University of Texas at Austin, and his B.A. in economics from Seoul National University.

His research interests include financial markets, investments, financial institutions, corporate finance, and derivatives.

He has industry experience as a fixed income securities dealer for Kookmin Bank in Seoul, Korea. He also has experience as an operation officer, 1st Lieutenant for the Republic of Korea Marine Corps.

He is a member of the American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, and Beta Gamma Sigma. He is bilingual in English and Korean.


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