Matthew Lee

Associate Professor of Public Policy & Management

Harvard Kennedy School

My research focuses on the tensions experienced by organizations that simultaneously pursue multiple objectives, and the forms of hybrid organizing by which organizations can address these tensions. My research is published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Academy of Management Annals.

My teaching at HKS focuses on the organizational strategies of mission-driven public and private sector organizations. Previously, I was a professor at New York University and at INSEAD, based in Singapore, and was recognized by Poets & Quants as part of their “40 under 40” best professors. Earlier in my career, I worked at the Bridgespan Group, a management consultancy serving social sector organizations. 

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Published and forthcoming research

(* equal authorship | † graduate student co-author)

Under peer review and invited revisions

Working papers