Kwan Ok LEE

Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

Kwan Ok LEE is Associate Professor and Dean's Chair of Urban Planning at the Business School at the National University of Singapore (NUS). 

Her research has appeared in leading academic journals such as Nature Mental Health, American Economic Review, and Journal of Urban Economics. Her research interests include sustainable urban development, big data analytics, and housing. 

Kwan Ok is Editor, Associate Editor or Co-Editor of four prominent journals, including Housing Studies, International Journal of Urban Sciences, Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, and Territory, Politics, Governance. She has also served as an academic expert and commentator for international organizations and government bodies including the Asian Development Bank and the Office of Policy Development and Research of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Prior to joining NUS, Kwan Ok received her PhD in Policy, Planning, and Development from the University of Southern California and Master in Urban Planning from Harvard University.