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Jooho Lee

Associate Professor of Business Ethics and Law
Business Administration Division, Seaver College
CCB 360


Jooho Lee is an associate professor of business ethics and law at Pepperdine University. He received his PhD in business ethics and legal studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests focus on the ethical and legal issues associated with theories of markets and firms.


  • PhD, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • JD, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2010
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2004


  • Kim, T., Lee, J., Xu, J., Routledge, B. (2021). Are Data Subjects Investors? Berkeley Business Law Journal, 18(1), 65-89. Click to view article
  • Lee, J. (2020). Entrepreneurial Stewardship: Why Some Profits Should Be Used to Benefit Others. Business Ethics Quarterly, 30(4), 525-551. Click to view article
  • Lee, J. (2019). The Limits of Consequential Reasoning in Shared Value Creation. Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal, 29(1), 26-38. Click to view article
  • Lee, J. (2018). Contracts and Hierarchies: A Moral Examination of Economic Theories of the Firm. Business Ethics Quarterly, 28(2), 153-173. Click to view article
  • Lee, J. (2018). The Entrepreneurial Responsibilities Test. Tulane Law Review, 92(4), 777-836. Click to view article
  • Lee, J. (2017). Justice and Bounded Moral Rationality in Bankruptcy. Creighton Law Review, 50(2), 333-366. Click to view article


  • Business Ethics & CSR
  • Corporate Governance
  • Law and Economics


  • Business Ethics
  • Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
  • Legal Environment of International Business