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  • Name Sangjoon Lee
  • Departments Industrial Relations Research Division
  • Position
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Ph.D. in Sociology, Stanford University (2019)
- Economic Sociology and Organization Studies

Master in Public Policy, Harvard University (2010)

A.B. with Honors in Social Studies (Minor in Economics), Harvard University


■ Current Position

Associate Research Fellow, Korea Labor Institute (July 2019 - Present)

■ Career

Co-Founder, SEED (TED-inspired seminar platform for Korean professionals in
Silicon Valley)
Stanford University Teaching Assistant (to Asia-Pacific Research Center
Stanford University Research Assistant (to Mark Granovetter)
UN World Food Programme (WFP) Intern (Laos)

■ Fellowships and Awards

Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) Early Career Award
George S. Pillsbury Fellowship (Rutgers University)
Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship (Stanford University)
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Fellowship (Harvard University)
Institute of Politics Director's Fellowship (Harvard University)

Major Publications

■ Ph.D. Dissertation

Workplace Participation, Empowerment, and Social Dynamics
(Advisor: Mark Granovetter)