Yuanyuan Sun, Ph.D.

Yuanyuan Sun

Professional title

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management



  • Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014)

Research Interests

  • Executive Compensation
  • Corporate Governance
  • HR and Firm Strategy


  • Sun, Y & Shin, T. (2014) Rewarding Poor Performance: Why do Boards of Directors Increase New Options in Response to CEO Underwater Options? Corporate Governance: An International Review, 22(5): 408–421.
  • Sun (2012) Firms’ responses to CEO underwater options. Best Paper Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Management Meeting.
  • Sun (2009) Book review: Invisible Hand, Invisible Objectives - Bringing Workplace Law and Public Policy into Focus by Stephen F. Befort and John W. Budd. Perspectives on Work, 61-62.

Courses Taught

  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Personnel Economics