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Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee

Professor and Associate Dean of Engagement & Inclusion, Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr. Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee is a Professor and Associate Dean of Engagement & Inclusion at Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at Western University. He completed his MBA at the University of Windsor and Bachelor's degree in Arts & Science at McMaster University.

Dr. Lee’s primary research interests are in the consumer behavior discipline, specifically focusing on the structural dynamics of social networks and its impact on retail consumers. Professor Lee also contributes to the topic of branding, marketing education, and sensory marketing. He has published in top tier journals which include Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Business Research. Dr. Lee previously taught Principles of Marketing at Western University where he was awarded the university-wide excellence in Teaching Award in 2011. He also taught Consumer Behavior at Colorado State University where he was the recipient of the Best Teacher Award in 2013. Dr. Lee is currently the Journal Editor for Marketing Education Review.

In November of 2019, Dr. Lee was named as the recipient of the Axcess-Capon Distinguished Teaching Award by the Society of Marketing Advances (SMA) becoming only the second Canadian ever to receive this prestigious recognition. In 2022, he received the Chancellor’s Award of Distinction recognizing the sustained educational leadership and sustained record of teaching excellence.


  • –present
    Professor & Associate Dean, Toronto Metropolitan University


  • 2011 
    Western Ontario, MBA, Ph.D. Marketing


Chancellor’s Award of Distinction (Toronto Metropolitan University); Axcess Capon Distinguished Teaching Award (Society of Marketing Advances)