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        Kang Bok Lee

        EBSCO Associate ProfessorGraduate Program OfficerDepartment of Business Analytics and Information Systems

        Areas of Expertise

        Boosting and Bagging Matching Methods

        Research Interests

        Causal Interference  Forecasting  Sequential Learning MIDAS


        Kang Bok Lee is an EBSCO Associate Professor of Business Analytics. He holds a doctorate in Business Administration with concentration on Business Analytics and minor in Marketing.


        • Ph.D., Business Administration, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2014
        • M.S.,   Statistics (Ph.D. student), The University of California at Riverside, 2009
        • B.A.,    Economics, SungKyunKwan* University, 2007
        • B.S.,    Mathematics, SungKyunKwan* University, 2007


        He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Banking & Finance, Production and Operations Management, Physica A, Public Administration Review, Strategic Management Journal, etc.

        - Financial Times (FT) 50 journals: 3
        - Category 4 of the ABS rankings: 7
        - Physics journals: 1

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        • 2022, Harbert College of Business Outstanding Research Award
        • 2019–Present, EBSCO Industries Professorship   
        • 2018, Harbert College of Business Outstanding Research Award
        • 2018, Departmental Outstanding Research Award
        • 2017–2019, Atlanta Alumni Fellowship
        • 2017, Departmental Outstanding Teaching Award
        • 2015, Departmental Outstanding Teaching Award


        • 2019 - Present, Associate Professor, Auburn University
        • 2014 - 2019, Assistant Professor, Auburn University
        • 2009, Research Assistant, Statistical Consulting Collaboratory, The University of California at Riverside
        • 2006 - 2007, Research Assistant, Korean Labor Institute
        • 2002 - 2004, Sergeant, Defense Security Command, Republic of Korea Armed Forces


        * Sungkyunkwan University 
        - Times World Ranking #82
        - Times Asia Ranking #10

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