Kiwon Lee received Doctoral degree in Hospitality Management at Pennsylvania State University. The Bachelor and Master of Science degrees were completed in Nutrition. She joined the Kent State University faculty in 2017 and is currently an Assistant Professor in Hospitality Management program. Her primary research interest is healthy eating environments in both commercial and noncommercial foodservice areas. She has conducted research on consumer’s perception of nutrition information and healthful items at restaurants and published in leading peer-review journals. She teaches foodservice related courses including Food Production and Service Management.
Current ongoing projects include corporate social responsibility of the restaurant industry, restaurant environments of food deserts.
Ph.D. in Hospitality Management, Pennsylvania State University, M.S. in Food and Nutrition, Seoul National University, B.S. in Food and Nutrition, Chungnam National University
Foodservice management. Corporate social responsibility in the foodservice industry. Consumer eating behavior. Healthy eating environment. Obesity
Survey, Experimental Designs
Best paper presentation award, Korean Society of Community Nutrition, 2008