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Sharon Heijin Lee

Sharon Heijin Lee

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis

Ph.D. (American Culture), University of Michigan; M.A. (Asian American Studies), University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. (Ethnic Studies/Spanish), University of California, Berkeley

Office Address: 

20 Cooper Square, Room 435 New York, NY 10003





Areas of Research/Interest: 

transnational feminist cultural studies; intersections between asian american studies and asian studies; korean studies; transnational american studies, gender and sexuality studies

External Affiliations:

American Studies Association; Association for Asian American Studies; Association for Asian Studies


SeAH-Haiam Arts and Sciences Scholarship, University of Michigan, Summer 2011 SSRC Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop Participant, Asilomar, California, Summer 2010 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, Seoul, Korea, Fall 2009 – Fall 2010 Korea Foundation Fellowship for Field Research, Seoul, Korea, Fall 2009 – Fall 2010

“Lessons from 'Around the World with Oprah': Neoliberalism, Race and the (Geo)Politics of Beauty” in The Oprah Winfrey Talk Show and Civil Society, guest eds. Eva Illouz and Eitan Wilf, special issue of Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, Spring 2008 issue. “Book Review of Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture” in the International Review of Modern Sociology, ed. Sunil Kukreja, Spring 2008 issue. “The Story of Gimchi Chigae” in Food Matters, ed. Anita Mannur, The Massachusetts Review, XLV:3 (2004). "More to the Chinese Side." Documentary Film, 8mm. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Ethnocommunications, 2002.
Updated on 09/02/2016