Mina Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Lee came aboard Williams College of Business as an Assistant Professor in 2010.

Dr. Lee had studied in Korea, United Kingdom, and United States. She received her LL.M. in International Economic Law at the University of Warwick and M.B.A. at Purdue University. She obtained a Ph.D. in Strategic Management at Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. She earned the Krannert Certificate for Outstanding Teaching Award in 2007. Prior to joining academe, she had worked as a newspaper reporter in Korea.

Currently, Dr. Lee teaches Strategic Management and International Management. Her research investigates determinants of innovation after divestiture, determinants of diversification modes, and new ventures in transition economies. Her work has been published in International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Int'l Journal of Business and Globalisation, Journal of Small Business Strategy, and others.

First Year at Xavier



  • Ph.D. Purdue University
  • M.B.A. Purdue University
  • LL.M. University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • B.A. Yonsei University, Korea


  • Krishnan, H., Cheung, M. & Lee, M. 2019. Pedagogy Training for Teaching an Online MBA Course: “The BRICS Nations” Journal of Education for Business. (Accepted) DOI: 10.1080/08832323.2019.1689903
  • Lee, M., Yin, X., Lee, S., Weng, D. H., & Peng, M. W. 2014. “The impact of home country institutions on new venture export: Examining new ventures in transition economies.” International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. 11(4): 823-842.
  • Lee, M., Brush, T. & Hahn, J. 2010. “The role of innovation in capturing value from spin-off.” International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 5(1): 63-79.