“What is Success?” A Conversation with Dr. Charles Lee, PhD (Professor of Accounting, Stanford University)

We’re excited about this opportunity open to faculty, students, and invited guests:

“What is Success?” A Conversation with Dr. Charles Lee, PhD, Professor of Accounting, Emeritus, Stanford University. UCLA Computer Science Professor, George Varghese will conduct the interview.  Come and hear how Dr. Lee defines success both for academics and professionals, and ask him hard questions.

Tuesday, February 15th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Pacific Time via the Zoom platform

The event is free, but advance registration is required:


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Charles M. C. Lee is the Hanson Professor of Accounting at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington.  He is also the Moghadam Family Professor, Emeritus, at the Graduate School of Business (GSB), Stanford University, 2009-2021.  From 2004 to 2008, he was Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors (now Blackrock) where he co-managed over $300 billion in active equity assets.  He has made fundamental contributions to behavioral economics, in particular studying the effect of human cognitive constraints on participants that impact market prices.  He has won many honors for his research, including the Presidential Scholar of the AAA in 2015.  He has won every major teaching award at the Stanford Business School, and is featured as one of 7 professors in the 2021 book “Seven Essentials for Business Success: Lessons from Legendary Professors.”

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George Varghese is Chancellor’s Professor of Computer Science at UCLA.  He was inducted into the US National Academy of Engineering in 2017, and into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2022.

This event continues the Science and Faith series sponsored by the Faculty Christian Fellowship at UCLA and Faculty Bridges, who previously hosted speakers such as Stanford neuroscientist Bill Newsome and MIT computer scientist Roz Picard.


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