Lecturer in the Department of Economics

Saieh Hall, Room 011

Dr. Lee is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, teaching undergraduate courses in principles of microeconomics and intermediate microeconomics. His primary research interests are behavioral/experimental economics, the economics of education (in particular, early childhood education) and pedagogy (what are the characteristics of highly successful pedagogies in an undergraduate economics course?).

Dr. Lee spent 6 years leading the Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation, developing and implementing their philanthropic vision with over $15 million in investments made in early childhood education and K-12 education working in partnership with researchers from Harvard University and the University of Chicago. Leveraging this experience, Dr. Lee consults with non-profit organizations and foundations.

Dr. Lee holds a BA in economics from the University of Cambridge (UK), and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago since 2015.