USC Price School of Public Policy

Bumsoo Lee, Ph.D.

Bumsoo Lee

Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Educational Background:
B.S. Urban Planning, Han Yan University, Korea
Master in Urban Planning, Seoul National University, Korea
Ph.D. in Planning, 2006

About Dr. Lee:
Bumsoo Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is interested in studying spatial development patterns and travel behaviors in modern metropolitan areas. His recent research projects include studies on commuting and non-commuting travel trends, emerging metropolitan spatial structure and its relationship with economic growth, and the influences of neighborhood level urban form on health related behavior and obesity. He has also done several research projects on extreme events examining economic impacts and travel behavior changes after terrorism events.