Narae holds the position of Assistant Professor at the School of Business and Technology Management at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. She is also affiliated with the Graduate School of Green Growth and Sustainability. Narae’s primary research interests lie in the realm of non-market strategy, with a specific focus on examining how both internal and external factors influence firm’s social performance. Currently, Narae is engaged in research aimed at comprehending the trade-off decisions that firms may encounter among various dimensions of social performance.
Prior to her academic journey, Narae gained valuable experience across diverse sectors, spanning both the private and public domains. This included leading energy efficiency initiatives for small and medium-sized enterprises at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC.
Narae holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Seoul National University (SNU) in Korea, a Master’s degree with a concentration in international trade law from Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement in Switzerland, a Master of Science degree in climate and energy policy from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, and a doctoral degree in management from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.