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Institute of Personal Financial Planning

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Institute of Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
307 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-5505 fax

HanNa Lim

HanNa Lim

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

314 Justin Hall

Courses I Teach

  • FSHS 907 Advanced Family Research Methods (doctoral)


  • Ph.D. in Family Resource Management, Ohio State University, Columbus (2013)
  • M.A. in Consumer Science, Seoul National, Seoul, Korea (2009)
  • B.A. in Consumer Science, Seoul National, Seoul, Korea (2007)

Short Biography

Dr. Lim earned her B.S. and M.S. in Consumer Science from Seoul National University and her Ph.D. in Family Resource Management from the Ohio State University. After she received her degree, she worked as a senior researcher at Samsung Life Insurance in Seoul, South Korea. Recently, she joined to Kansas State University as an assistant professor in Personal Financial Planning. She will be teaching courses in both the B.S. and Ph.D. programs.

Dr. Lim’s research areas include college students’ financial wellness and the effects of family relationship on financial behaviors. Her research has been published in Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, & Practice, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, and Journal of Financial Therapy.