Huh honored with teaching award

Release Date: May 3, 2017 This content is archived.

Sahn-Wook Huh, PhD, associate professor of finance in the University at Buffalo School of Management.
University at Buffalo School of Management

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sahn-Wook Huh, PhD, associate professor of finance in the University at Buffalo School of Management, received the Milton Plesur Excellence in Teaching Award from the undergraduate Student Association in a ceremony on May 2.

The annual award recognizes outstanding professors who create an atmosphere of creativity, enthusiasm and participation in their classrooms. Students nominate instructors who have inspired, excited or positively affected them from across the university.

The honor is named for a beloved UB history professor, author and scholar who died in 1987.

Huh holds a doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles, as well as an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Seoul National University in Korea. 

His research interests include foreign exchange economics, behavioral finance, asset pricing, market microstructure and empirical corporate finance. He has been published in numerous academic journals, including Management Science, Review of Financial Studies and Review of Asset Pricing Studies.

Huh is a member of the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Financial Management Association, Korea-America Finance Association and Korea-America Economic Association. He has several years of experience in private sector banking and with the Korean Ministry of Finance.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit

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