- Professor of GSIS
Professor Heejin Lee is a professor at the Graduate School of International Studies. He has a multidisciplinary background: BA in business administration and MA in sociology at Seoul National University, and PhD in information systems at London School of Economics. Before joining Yonsei, he was a faculty member at the University of Melbourne, Australia and Brunel University, UK.
He is currently the president of Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation (2017-2018). He served as a Working Committee member of the Committee for International Development Cooperation in the Prime Minister’s Office from 2012 to 2016. He is also Director of the Centre for Australian Studies at Yonsei University and a board member of the Korea-Australia Foundation.
His areas of research include Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) and standardization/innovation in developing countries.
PhD (1997), Department of Information Systems, LSE (London School of Economics), UK.
MA (1989), Sociology, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea.
1987. Master course, Business Administration, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea.
BA (1986), Business Administration, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea.
Courses and Current Research Areas
ICT and development
Digital business and standardization
Global IT Management
Information systems and information society (UIC)
Current academic research focuses on Standards and standardization with focus on China, Korea and developing countries, ICT4D (ICT for development), and Time/Space & IT.