Dr Kang is an Associate Professor and her main research area is consumer behaviors in the hospitality and tourism. She teaches resort and lodging coursework, as well as the senior capstone course in Hospitality Management. This is when the graduating seniors host the bi-annual, Industry Appreciation Event where they plan, organize, staff, direct, budget, and execute a highly-rated professional networking event with hospitality and tourism professionals from the region. She is a faculty advisor to the Student Chapter of the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association and has earned the prestigious Certified Hospitality Educator from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
While attending a college, she worked as a catering and banquet server at Local Hotel in South Korea. When left the industry, she was an Assistant Guest Service Manager at Walt Disney Hotel, All Star Resort. She supervised all the guest service related issues such as selling theme park tickets, making dining/sales reservations, and managing the front desk. She was also involved in complaint management and VIP management.