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Jin-Gil Jeong


  • Finance & International Business
  • School of Business


Dr. Jin-Gil Jeong is a Professor of Finance at the Howard University School of Business in Washington, DC. He joined its Department of Finance and International Business in 1995 after working as lecturer/instructor for MBA and undergraduate courses at the Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park, where he received his Ph.D. in Finance in 1994. He has taught Finance courses such as International Financial Management, Investments and Portfolio Analysis, Financial Management and Financial Derivatives. Dr. Jeong worked as an Economist at the Bank of Korea, the central bank of Korea, from 1979 to 1983, and as an International Trade Coordinator for an international trading company that specialized in the oil and fishery business, after completing his MBA program at University of Alaska, Anchorage in 1985. He has received a number of awards and distinctions including the commendation award from the Vice Prime Minister of Economic Planning and Finance of Korea, and the Best Paper Award at the 5th Annual Global Finance Conference held in Mexico City, Mexico. Dr. Jeong also won a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award and work as visiting professor/research fellow at Seoul National University, his alma mater, for July-December, 2011.