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David Park

Assistant Professor

Room: 533
udpark@syr.edu

Professor David Park studies the intersection between corporate strategy and entrepreneurship, and has published papers in academic journals such as Strategic Management Journal. Prior to his academic career, he was a co-founder of a high-tech company and Marine Corps officer. David Park received his Ph.D. from Foster School of Business, University of Washington, M.S. in International Business from Seoul National University and his bachelor's degree from University of Seoul.

Research Topics

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Sociology of financial markets
  • Behavioral process of strategic decision making

His teaching interests are focused on strategy and entrepreneurship, as well as new venture finance.

Corporate Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial finance, Sociology of financial markets, Behavioral process of strategic decision making

Selected Publications

  • "Signaling Revisited: The Use of Signals in the Market for IPOs", Strategic Management Journal, 27(11), 2362–2377, 2016 (with Borah, A., Kotha, S.)

Awards and Honors

  • Edna Benson Trust Fund Scholarship - University of Washington (2017)
  • Evert McCabe Endowed Fellowship - University of Washington (2017)
  • Richard B. Peterson Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2017)
  • University of Washington Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination - University of Washington (2017)
  • Foster School of Business Ph.D. Program Teaching Award - University of Washington (2016)
  • Haglund Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2016)
  • Star Teacher - University of Washington (2016)
  • Wayne and Anne Gittinger Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2016)
  • Best Paper Award, Academy of Management ENT Division - Academy of Management (2015)
  • Evert McCabe Endowed Fellowship - University of Washington (2015)
  • Star Teacher - University of Washington (2015)
  • Strategic Management Society 12th Annual Doctoral Workshop Scholarship - Strategic Management Society (2015)
  • Wayne and Anne Gittinger Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2015)
  • Wayne and Anne Gittinger Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2014)
  • Wayne and Anne Gittinger Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2013)
  • University of Washington Graduate Fellowship - University of Washington (2012)
  • Wayne and Anne Gittinger Ph.D. Fellowship - University of Washington (2012)
  • Runner-up Best Paper Award - Indian Academy of Management (2011)