Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Chapel Hill, NC
office: (919) 962-3785
Carol Hee is director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise.
Dr. Hee teaches Sustainable Enterprise, and Environmental Strategy in the MBA Program. Her research interests concern how companies can reduce costs, minimize risk, and gain competitive advantage by implementing strategies guided by environmental and social concerns.
She 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.
Dr. Hee joined UNC Kenan-Flagler after working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a science writer and systems analyst. She assisted in the improvement of its scientific information management system, wrote for the EPA web site, 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 UNC’s Department of Marine Sciences for research concerning the global carbon cycle and factors controlling the storage of carbon in marine sediment; MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler; and BS in biology from the University of Scranton, where she minored in biochemistry and philosophy.