Wonhyung Lee

Community development; business district revitalization; ethnic enclaves; multicultural community organizing; spatial analysis and geographical information systems (GIS); social entrepreneurship.

The World Within Reach
Wonhyung Lee
Assistant Professor

School of Social Welfare

Richardson 205



MSW (2009) Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
PhD   (2014) Urban and Regional Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Additional Information

Wonhyung Lee is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany SUNY.  Her research focuses on community development and organizing, with an emphasis on the improvement of local businesses in low-income multiethnic neighborhoods. Her recent research includes case studies of business improvement districts (BIDs) in Los Angeles and Detroit as well as geographical analyses that measure the effects of various neighborhood characteristics on social and health outcomes. She is academically trained in both Social Work and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.