Biographical Sketch

Chi-Wen Jevons Lee holds the Jayne Ritchey Cohen Chair in Business Administration and Director of Asia Business Studies at the A.B. Freeman School of Business at the Tulane University. He holds a joint appointment as the Chair Professor of Management at Zhejiang University, National Taiwan University, and Tsinghua University. He is the dean of Graduate Institute of Business at Zhejiang University.

He was the Associate Dean and the Founding Director of Freeman Centre for Doctoral Research and Studies, Tulane University, and the Founding Department Chair of Accounting, HKUST. He received B.B.A. and M.A. degree from the National Taiwan University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degree from the University of Rochester. He is a CPA and a CMA. He taught financial accounting, managerial accounting, finance theory, econometrics, and information economics at University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Tulane University, HKUST, Tsinghua University and Zhejiang University. He is the Distinguished Honorary Professor of many universities around the world. He has served on the advisory board to National Taiwan University, Fudan University, Tsinghua University, and Peking University.

He has restructured the Wharton Accounting Doctoral Program, rebuilt the Tulane Ph.D. Program in Business, and built the HKUST Accounting Department from scratch. When he left HKUST in 1999, HKUST was ranked as number one in the world according to the publication record in the top five academic journals (TAR, JAE, JAR, CAR, RAST). He has assisted in developing executive training projects for UNDP China Initiative. He has built the Asia EMBA Program at Tulane; its success has been prominently featured in Voice of American, Business Week, and CBS News. Under his guidance within a decade, Tulane is one of only two foreign schools that have official alumni associations in Taiwan and mainland China (the other is Harvard. He started the biannual Shanghai Forum in 2000.

He published more than 100 articles, monographs and books, some in Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Finance, International Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Business. He won the Eric Sternberg Research Award in 1990 and 2001, the National Excellence Award from the PIA in 1991, Freeman Distinguished Service Award in 1993, Tulane EMBA Outstanding Teaching Award, 1994-1999, and University Distinguished Teaching Award at Tsinghua in 2004 and 2005 .

He has given lectures in Australia, Canada, China, England, France, Hong Kong, Finland, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, and U.S. He has served as a consultant to U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Commerce, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United Nations, and Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has served in the Financial Accounting Standard Committee, Notable Contribution to Accounting Literature Award Committee, Competitive Manuscript Award Committee, John R. Wildman Medal Award Committee, International Exchange Committee, and Accounting Professional Examination Committee for the American Accounting Association. He is serving in several corporate boards in mainland China and Hong Kong. He is listed in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in Hong Kong, and International 5000.



Research work

1,Accounting and Capital Market; 2,Corporate Governance; 3,Corporate Financial Strategy;