Lee Boam

Lee  Boam
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Management Department



  • MBA, Master of Business Administration, University of Utah
  • Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, University of Oklahoma

Honors & Awards

  • Brady Faculty Superior Teaching Award. David Eccles School of Business, 05/15/2013
  • Marvin J. Ashton Excellence in Teaching Award. University of Utah, Eccles School of Business, 01/2012
  • Award for excellence in teaching. Golden Key Honor Society, 01/27/2011


Thomas Lee Boam has been at the University of Utah since January, 2007. Prior to this, he was a United States Foreign Service officer (Diplomat). During his diplomatic service he served in Germany, the former German Democratic Republic (East Germany), Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China, and Canada.

Lee's teaching and research interests are in two areas. Organizational behavior. Lee's research has focused on leadership in small groups.

The second area is international business. Lee has focused primarily on doing business in China, an area in which he has spoken published a widely.


  • Dutch, basic.
  • French, basic.
  • German, fluent.
  • Mandarin Chinese, functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China
  • Germany