Kangsan Lee

Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD Northwestern University

Research Areas: Economic sociology; Organizations; Sociology of culture; Entrepreneurship; Social networks; Creative industries

Kangsan Lee is a sociologist whose research and teaching interests include economic sociology, organizations, sociology of culture and art, entrepreneurship, social networks, and creative industries. His current research examines transnational status dynamics and organizational cognition between local and global markets, concentrating on fields that experience a rapid environmental shift.

Lee's works have been published in Poetics (Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media, and the Arts) and as book chapters. His research has been supported through Buffett Institute for International Studies and recognized and invited to several conferences and colloquiums, including ASA, AOM, EGOS, ACEI, University of Alberta, University of Amsterdam, University of Edinburgh, and HEC Paris.

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