Assistant Instructional Professor in the Department of Economics

Saieh Hall, Room 011
(773) 834-1754

Dr. Lee is an Assistant Instructional Professor 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 six 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.