Jegoo Lee


Jegoo Lee is currently Associate Professor of Management and Business Ethics, and Research Fellow at Boston College Center for Work and Family.  At Stonehill, he teaches Business Ethics, Business Policy/Strategy, and International Business, and develops the Ethics Assessment Tools for whole business program as well as Business Ethics courses.  Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Muma College of Business at University of South Florida, and Invited Visiting Faculty at the EADA Business School, Barcelona, Spain.  Professor Lee’s research interests include intersections of corporate responsibility, corporate governance, and family/social life, especially from institutional perspectives and social network approaches.  His research investigating socially responsible investors’ networking strategy was named Best Dissertation from both the Society for Business Ethics and the Academy of Management in 2010.  His research articles have been published in Academy of Management Learning & Education, Business & Society, Business and Society Review, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and Sustainability among others.

Lee has been actively involved in professional activities by creating/leading Communication Committee as founding chairperson, and serving as Representative-at-large, and Newsletter Editor/Secretary for the Academy of Management's Social Issues in Management division.  He has also worked as Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, and Advisory Board member for the Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference.  Recently, he received the Service Awards from Academy of Management Social Issues in Management division.  Besides an editorial board member for journal, Corporate Reputation Review, he has reviewed for Academy of Management Journal, Business Ethics: An European Review, Business & Society, Business and Society Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Studies, National Science Foundation, and Strategic Management Journal.  He also initiated the faculty colloquium for USF Social Network Working Group, and the Steering Committee for the Tampa Bay chapter of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association.

Before entering academia, he worked as a social entrepreneur in Bangkok, Thailand, initiating and renovating education curricular and programs at Chandrakasem Teachers’ College and Chulalongkorn University funded by both the Korean and Thai governments.  Professor Lee is drenched with multiple cultures as he has lived in Bangkok (Thailand), Barcelona (Spain), Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seoul (South Korea), and Tampa.  At his leisure, he cooks Thai foods, enjoys board-games, or runs miles.  An avid sports fan, he plays, watches, coaches, and researches soccer games.  As an involved father, he is educated in fatherhood everyday by his wife and two children.


  • Ph.D./M.Sc., Organization Studies, Boston College
  • Visiting Student, Business Ethics, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Chicago
  • B.B.A./M.B.A., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea


  • 2016, 2013, 2011 Service Award, Academy of Management Social Issues in Management division
  • 2010 Winner, Best Dissertation Award, Society for Business Ethics
  • 2010 Finalist, Best Dissertation, Social Issues in Management, Academy of Management
  • 2009 Fellowship Grant, Harvard Political Network Conference
  • 2009 Fellowship, Reputation Institute, Rotterdam School of Management
  • 2008, 2007, 2006 Founders Award, Society for Business Ethics
  • 2007 – 2008 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
  • 2006 – 2007 Dean’s Research Support, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
  • 2004 Research Stipend, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 2004 Research Grant, Asia Research Fund, Seoul, Korea
  • 1999 – 2000 Merit-Based Scholarship, University of Chicago
  • 1995 Winner, Best Thesis of the Year in Social Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • 1990 – 1993 Undergraduate Fellowship, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, Seoul, Korea

Courses Taught

  • Business Ethics (Moral Inquiry, Stonehill College)
  • Business Policy/Strategy (Business Capstone; Stonehill College)
  • International Business (Business Core, Stonehill College)
  • Strategic Business Analysis (MBA/Sports MBA Core, Univ of South Florida)
  • Strategic Management/Decision Making (Undergraduate Capstone, Univ of South Florida)
  • Social Capital: Building Effective Networks (MBA, EADA Business School)
  • Business Ethics (Undergraduate, Boston College)
  • Organizational Behavior (Undergraduate, Boston College)