Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Director of Research, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Carol Hee is a clinical associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and the director of research at the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. She teaches courses in sustainable enterprise and environmental strategy. Her research interests concern how companies can reduce costs, minimize risk and gain competitive advantage by implementing strategies guided by environmental and social concerns. Hee received an honorable mention in the Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability in Business Curricula for 2010. Presented by the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, the prize encourages efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art environmental sustainability knowledge. She joined the business school at UNC-Chapel Hill after working at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a science writer and systems analyst. She assisted in the improvement of its scientific information management system, wrote for the EPA website, and edited such influential works as the Air Quality Criteria for Particulate Matter and Perchlorate Environmental Contamination: Toxicological Review and Risk Characterization. She earned her PhD from the UNC Department of Marine Sciences for research concerning the global carbon cycle and factors controlling the storage of carbon in marine sediment; her MBA from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School; and her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Scranton, where she minored in biochemistry and philosophy.