Eun Bit Hwang is a PhD candidate in Management & Organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Her research explores the transformative power of genuine human interactions in the context of work, specifically inquiring about the ways workers experience and engage in meaningful interactions in the workplace and how such interactions can bring about interpersonal and organizational transformation. She navigates her research questions primarily through qualitative research methods.
She is currently on the job market in the 2023-2024 academic year.
Eun Bit’s research is published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Her scholarship has also been honored with the University of Michigan's CEW+ Scholar award for its potential to make a meaningful impact on local and global communities.
Beyond her research pursuits, Eun Bit is a dedicated educator, having taught two courses in the core BBA curriculum at Michigan Ross: Behavioral Theory in Management and Business & Leaders: The Positive Difference. Her teaching interests include management, organizational behavior, leadership, interpersonal and group dynamics, diversity and inclusion, and positive organizational scholarship.
Prior to academia, Eun Bit worked as an educational program director and English instructor in Shanghai, China and Seoul, South Korea. She graduated with honors from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and holds a Master of Arts degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.