Min Sok Lee
Dr. Lee is an instructor in the Department of Economics, 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 teachign in an undergraduate economics course?).
Before returning to the academia, 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.
Dr. Lee holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge (U.K.), and a Ph. D. from the University of Chicago. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago since 2015.