Dr. Lee's research interests are contemporary political theory, modern Chinese political thought (late 19th and early 20th century), comparative political theory, and intercultural pedagogy.
Lee received her B. A. (High Distinction) from the University of Toronto, majoring in Political Science, with a minor in Philosophy. She completed graduate studies at Princeton University, receiving both M. A. and Ph. D. degrees in Politics and Program in Political Philosophy. She was Visiting Scholar-in-residence at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University (1997-1998); and Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa (2004-2005).