About Me


I am Kylie Jiwon Hwang, a PhD Candidate in Management at Columbia Business School. I am on the 2020-2021 job market.

My research interests lie in the area of entrepreneurship, discrimination, and incarceration. My dissertation examines: Entrepreneurship as a way to overcome labor market discrimination, focusing on formerly incarcerated individuals in the United States. My dissertation has been awarded the 2018 Kauffman Knowledge Challenge Grant.

You can find my CV here.

I was born in London and attended schools in New York, Washington DC, Seoul, and Riyadh. I like to travel, re-read the Harry Potter series, and spend time with my family & friends. I am also a big fan of Pilates.