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Seung-hyun (Caleb) Han

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy

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Office Location

410 River's Crossing
850 College Station Road
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Research Interests

  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Capital
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Organization Learning

Programs of Study


Caleb Seung-hyun Han is an Assistant Professor of Learning, Leadership and Organization Development (Formerly, Human Resources and Organization Development, HROD) at the University of Georgia. Research work of Dr. Han uncovers and tests the mechanisms by which individuals learn and develop from others' expertise and experiences at work. His primary focus is in individual-level learning within organizations by exploring how this learning is influenced by interpersonal relationships and interactions in organizations. A variety of methods including surveys, social network analysis, interviews, observations, and mixed methods of all help to better understand the processes and mechanisms of individual learning in organizations.


Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Human Resource Development University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2015

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2020 Cutting-edge Research Award Academy of Human Resource Development
2019 Cutting-edge Research Award Academy of Human Resource Development
2018 Cutting-edge Research Award Academy of Human Resource Development
2017 Early Scholarship Research Grant College of Education, University of Georgia
2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award (Finalist) University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education
2015 Lee Mu Keun Dissertation Award University of Illinois
2014 Hardie Dissertation Research Grant University of Illinois
2013 William Chandler Bagley Award University of Illinois
2012 Caterpillar Excellence Award University of Illinois