Before coming to the University of Kentucky, Dr. Lee earned a Ph.D. degree in Leadership and Policy Studies from Vanderbilt University. Prior to Vanderbilt, she received a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Education from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.
Dr. Lee is interested in higher education policy that promotes college access and success. Which factors help students attend college and graduate from college on time? She has been working on analyzing effects of financial aid on student persistence and graduation using quantitative methods. Recently, her research also involves academic predictors of college success such as high school course-taking, dual enrollment, and college credit accumulation. Dr. Lee teaches issues in higher education policy (fall semester), student success (spring semester), and introductory statistics (spring semester) courses.
Research categories: Educational Leadership, Policy, Higher Education, Statistics, Research Methods