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        Kang Bok Lee

        EBSCO Associate ProfessorGraduate Program OfficerDepartment of Business Analytics and Information Systems

        Areas of Expertise

        Causal Interference Matching Methods

        Research Interests

        Boosting and Bagging   Forecasting  Sequential Learning


        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, Machine Learning, Pattern RecognitionProduction 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
        - Machine Learning journals (e.g., MACH; PR): 3
        - 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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