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Seonyoung Hwang


Seonyoung Hwang started her full-time PhD at Warwick Business School in 2014, and is currently in the third year of the programme. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Business Administration at Yonsei University, South Korea. She then completed a second MSc in International Employment Relations and Human Resource Management at London School of Economics and Political Science.

Academic interest

Work-family conflict; Diversity & inclusion; Gender issues at work; Social identity

A summary of PhD project

Title : Emotional experiences of work-family conflict: Comparisons between genders and ethnicities from the perspective of intersectionality


Hwang, S., & Roh, H. (2013). Asymmetric responses of majority versus minority members to increasing racial diversity in the US educational context. Korea Business Review, 42(6), 1779-1804.

Conference Presentations

Hwang, S., & Firfiray, S. (2018, Aug). Work-family conflict, work engagement and satisfaction: A diary study of solicitors. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, US.

Hwang, S. (2016, June). The impacts of long working hours on organisations from the perspectives of diversity. Paper presented at Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) 2016 Conference, Washington D.C.

Hwang, S., & Beauregard, T. A. (2015, August). "We are stronger than you know": Work-life enrichment of Asian minority women in the UK. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.

Hwang, S. (2014, September). The effects of work and family conflicts on Asian minorities in comparison with whites. Developmental paper presented at the 2014 British Academy of Management conference, Belfast, UK.

Hwang, S., & Roh, H. (2013, August). Asymmetric responses of majority vs. minority members to increasing racial diversity. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista, FL.


Teaching assistant, IB3610 Equality and Diversity (2015-present)

Seminar tutor, IB1380 Management, Organisation and Society (Jan-Mar, 2017)

Teaching assistant, IB811Z Human Resource Management (2014-16)


Shainaz Firfiray, Kim Hoque


Seonyoung Hwang

seonyoung dot hwang at warwick dot ac dot uk