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Heejin Lee

Professor of Graduate School of International Studies

Email: heejinmelb@yonsei.ac.kr
Office: NMH 606


Professor Heejin Lee is a professor at the Graduate School of International Studies. He has a multidisciplinary background: a B.A. in business administration and a M.A. in sociology from Seoul National University, and a Ph.D. in information systems from the London School of Economics. Before joining Yonsei, he was a faculty member at the University of Melbourne, Australia and Brunel University, UK.

He was the president of the Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation (2017-2018) and 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 the 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. 


Ph.D. in Information Systems, London School of Economics, UK, 1997
M.A. in Sociology, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1989
Master course in Business Administration, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1987
B.A. in Business Administration, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 1986.

Courses and Current Research Areas


ICT and Development
Digital Business and Standardization
Global IT Management
Information Systems and Information Society (UIC)

Research Areas:

Standards and standardization with a focus on China, Korea, and developing countries, ICT4D (ICT for development), and Time/Space & IT.

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