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Jooho Lee

Jooho Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Date of Appointment August, 2012

Phone: (402) 554.2756
Fax: (402) 554.2682
Office: CB 116D

Primary Expertise

Public management,
IT management/E-governance
Social networks in the public sector
Interorganizational collaboration


B.A. (1997), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
Master of Public Administration (1999), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
Master of Science in Information Management (2002), Syracuse University
Ph.D. in Public Administration (2007), Syracuse University

Courses Taught

Managing Information in the Public Sector
Organization Theory and Behavior
Capstone Project
Human Resource Management
Public Management Techniques
Electronic Government
Seminar in Administrative Theory
Governmental Budgeting

Professional Research

Professor Jooho Lee’s areas of research include public management, e-government/e-participation, IT management in the public sector, inter/intra organizational networks, and human resource management. His research has appeared in public administration and e-government journals such as Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, Administration and Society, Government Information Quarterly, and International Journal of Electronic Government Research. His current research projects include IT capability in the public sector, e-participation, and antecedents and consequences of interpersonal and interagency networks in the public sector. He served as a consultant for the Creativity Governance of Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Electronic Government of Gangnam-gu government in Seoul, Korea.


Lee, Jooho and Soonhee Kim. 2014. “Active Citizen E-Participation in Local Governance:  Do Individual Social Capital and E-Participation Management Matter? Proceedings of the Forty-Seven Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS 2014), 6-9 January, 2014, Waikoloa, Hawaii (the Best Paper Award in Electronic Government track).

M. Jae Moon, Jooho Lee and Cheol Yong Roh. (2014). “The Evolution of Internal IT Applications and E-government Studies in the Public Administration Discipline: Research Themes and Methods” Administration & Society, 46(1): 3-36.

Lee, Jooho (2013). “Exploring The Role of Knowledge Networks in Perceived E-government Effectiveness: A Comparative Case Study of Two Local Governments in Korea” American Review of Public Administration, 43(1): 89-108.

Kim, Soonhee and Jooho Lee. 2012. “E-Participation, Transparency, and Trust in Local Government” Public Administration Review, 72(6): 819-828

Lee, Jooho and Soonhee Kim. 2012. “E-Participation in the Era of Web 2.0: Factors Affecting Citizens’ Active E-Participation in Local Governance,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Albany, NY, October 22-25, 2012

Lee, Jooho and Soonhee Kim. 2011. “Exploring the Role of Social Networks in Affective Organizational Commitment: Network Centrality, Strength of Ties, and Structural Holes” American Review of Public Administration, 41(2): 205-223

Lee, Jooho, Hyun-Joon Kim and Michael Ahn. 2011. “The willingness of e-Government service adoption by business users: The role of offline service quality and trust in technology” Government Information Quarterly, 28(2): 222-230

Lee, Jooho. 2008. “Determinants of Government Bureaucrats’ New PMIS Acceptance: The Role of Organizational Power, IT Capability, Administrative Role and Attitude,” American Review of Public Administration, 38(2): 180-202

Kim, Hyun-Joon, Jooho Lee and Soonhee Kim. 2008. “Linking Local E-Government Development Stages to Collaboration Strategy,” International Journal of Electronic Government Research, 4(3): 36-56

Gatha-Taylor, Heather and Jooho Lee. 2008. “Changing Competencies for Human Resource Management: Examining E-government Scorecard and Federal Human Capital Survey Evidence,” International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, 1(2):150-166

Professional Activities

Professor Lee is a member of ASPA (America Society for Public Administration), APPAM (Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management) and PMRA (Public Management Research Association). Since 2008 he has also been an outside Maxwell faculty member of the Center for Technology and Information Policy ( at Syracuse University. He has served as an invited reviewer for public administration journals such as Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, International Review of Public Administration and Korean Journal of Public Management. He also served as a MPA program director and member of doctoral committee at the department of political science at University of Idaho.