Jung Hoon Lee

Assistant Professor

Office 350C
Phone 504.314.7035
Email jlee39@tulane.edu
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Professor Jung Hoon Lee’s research is focused on mutual funds and hedge funds, especially fund-to-fund investment practices and the risks and compensation choices at mutual funds. He’s presented his research at conferences across the globe.

When Professor Lee was an undergraduate at the University of Oklahoma, a professor inspired him to pursue graduate studies in applied statistics and financial engineering. Now, he is proud to have written recommendation letters for his own students and to have seen them secure roles at companies like KPMG, CitiBank, JP Morgan, and Bloomberg.

As a teacher, Professor Lee enjoys working with Tulane students who have diverse backgrounds and interests and engaging with the varied views they bring to course subjects.


Professor Lee teaches Financial Management, where he enjoys encountering business students who are usually in their first course of business study.


Distinguished Presentations

Professor Lee has presented at conferences including the American Finance Association and European Finance Association and has served on the program committee of the European Finance Association.

Meaningful Research

Professor Lee found illegal practices in mutual funds and presented a paper covering his research to SCC. The paper was also covered by MarketWatch.

Professional Service

Professor Lee has served as ad-hoc Referee for Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies and Financial Review Discussant, participating in the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting and Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, and attending a meeting of the European Finance Association.

Education & Affiliations

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Ph.D. in Finance

University of Michigan, M.S. in Applied Statistics,

Sung Kyun Kwan University, B.S. in Finance


Tulane Football season ticket holder; especially enjoys seeing his students on the field.

Loves exploring NOLA events like Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest and more.