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Assistant Professor of Sociology


Dr. Jaein Lee is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and previously worked at Gettysburg College, a national-level liberal arts college, as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology. His research explores vital questions on the contexts of individual and social factors shaping inequalities in various demographic outcomes, primarily inequalities in mortality and health behaviors. He has papers published and forthcoming at the top class leading academic journals in Sociology, Journal of Marriage and Family and Social Forces (with Dr. Caudillo, University of Maryland, College Park). His latest research project (with Dr. Lin, the University of Texas at San Antonio) explores how gender differences in attitudes toward homosexuals are mediated by marital status, age, and religious affiliations in South Korea and other countries. He is also working on a grant proposal with Dr. Lim (Utah State University) on the issues of family formation and dissolution in the United States by the restricted data of CPS (Current Population Survey).

Jaein Lee

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3705


Building: HSS
Room: 3070