UMass Boston

Junghun Lee

Accounting & Finance
Associate Professor
McCormack Hall , Floor 05

Areas of Expertise

Financial and Managerial Accounting, International Accounting and Corporate Governance


PhD, Accounting, Seoul National University
MS, Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MBA, Seoul National University
BBA, Seoul National University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information


Before joining UMass Boston, Prof. Lee was an assistant professor at Hong Kong Baptist University. Prior to entering academia, he obtained his CPA in Korea and worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte in Korea as an auditor.

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses:
BUS ADM 711 Accounting for Financing II (PhD course)
MBA AF 610 Accounting for Managers
MBA AF 615 International Accounting

Undergraduate Courses:
AF 210 Financial Accounting
AF 310 Intermediate Accounting I

Research Interests

Capital Market Valuation of Accounting and Auditing Information, Financial Reporting Quality, Corporate Governance, and International Accounting Issues

Professional Activities

Member of American Accounting Association, American Finance Association, Canadian Academic Accounting Association, Korean Accounting Association, and Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association (AAA) Joint Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Regions, 2022
  • College of Management Dean’s Excellence in Research Award, 2022
  • Outstanding Paper Award from the AAA International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting, 2022
  • Outstanding Reviewer for the AAA International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting, 2022
  • Deloitte Academic Award from the Korean Accounting Association Annual Global Meeting, 2020
  • Outstanding Reviewer for Journal of Banking and Finance, 2018
  • College of Management Dean’s Research Award, 2015
  • Best Paper Award (Auditing) from the Annual Conference of the World Accounting Frontiers Series, 2011