Faculty Profile for Dr. Taewon Suh

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Dr. Taewon Suh
Professor — Department of Marketing
MCOY 416
phone: (512) 245-3239

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Taewon Suh, Sam Barshop Excellence Professor of Entrepreneurship & Professor of Marketing, defines himself as a business designer, working to build up a solid bridge between academia and practice through innovation. His work has blurred the demarcation mainly through his collaboration with the Entrepreneurial Innovators Group (EIG) he founded in 2010 to germinate a new species of entrepreneurs and startups.

He is transdisciplinary in research, conducting research in marketing and the relevant discipline areas such as entrepreneurship, industrial design, international business, technology & innovation management, and media. He is the recipient of the Gary V. Woods Research Award twice in 2007 and 2019. Several dozens of his research articles have appeared in premier academic journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Service Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Journal of Business Research, among others. According to Google Scholar, the citations of his publications are at more than 4,000 as of January 2022.

Teaching Interests

Entrepreneurial Marketing
Marketing Research
International Marketing
Contemporary Analysis Topics

Research Interests

Business Model Design
Global Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Internal Branding
Global Supply Chain

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Suh, T., & Chow, T. E. (2021). Developing a digital marketing tool for ethnic ventures’ mixed business model and market-shaping: A design scientific approach of web demographics. Industrial Marketing Management, 93, 10–21.
  • Suh, T., Kang, S., & Kemp, E. A. (2020). A Bayesian Network Approach to Juxtapose Brand Engagement and Behaviors of Substantive Interest in e-Services. Electronic Commerce Research, 20, 361–379.
  • Lee, S. B., & Suh, T. (2020). Emotionally exhausted employees strike back from the outside: Negative word-of-mouth as an employees’ active brand-oriented deviance in a negative event. Journal of Product & Brand Management, 29(7), 863–876.
  • Suh, T., Wilson, R. T., & On, S. T. (2020). Gender Differences in Visual Attention to Digital Content of Place-Based Advertising: A Data-Driven Scientific Approach. Electronic Commerce Research.
  • Suh, T., Jung, J., Zank, G. M., & Arend, R. J. (2019). Twofold Relationship Dynamics of Supplier’s Knowledge Sharing. Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, 34(4), 862–874.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: The Gary V. Woods Research Award. 2018 - 2019
  • Award / Honor Nominee: 2020 Presidential Award For Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. March 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: President's Faculty Development Leave Grant. 2017 - 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Conference Paper Award, American Advertising Academy. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean's Nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 2017

Selected Grants

  • Suh, Taewon. South Korea's Cooperative Scheme for America's Strategy to Secure Global Supply Chains, Korean Energy Economics Institute, International, $20000. (Funded: August 2, 2022 - December 15, 2022). Grant.
  • Suh, Taewon. Faculty Developmental Leave Supplemental Award, Texas State University, $20000. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.
  • Suh, Taewon. McCoy College Faculty Development Fund, Texas State University, $900. (Funded: 2014). Grant.
  • Suh, Taewon. McCoy College Faculty Development Fund, Texas State University, $1499. (Funded: 2014). Grant.
  • Suh, Taewon. McCoy College Faculty Development Fund, Texas State University, $2453. (Funded: 2013). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Editorial Review Board Member
November 2020-Present
Board Member
Reccobox, Co.
Entrepreneurial Innovators Group
December 2010-Present
Bithumb Meta, Co.
May 2022-Present
May 2022-Present