Visiting Assistant Professor
Mather House 220
Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
YuJung Lee joined the Department of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University this fall as a visiting assistant professor. Her research interests are in comparative politics, the delivery of basic services, and gender politics, with a geographic focus on Asia. Her current research projects include the political economy of sanitation for slums in New Delhi, the politics of energy sector reform in Indian states, and understanding gender differences in foreign policy attitudes.
Lee received her PhD in political science from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2015. She also holds a master’s in international studies from Yonsei University and a bachelor’s in international studies from Ewha Womans University, both in Seoul, Korea. She is the recipient of several grants and fellowships including the Bush School-Public Health Seed Grant from Texas A&M University and the Bradley Foundation Fellowship from UCLA. From 2015-2017, Lee was a visiting assistant professor at Texas A&M University. She teaches courses on comparative politics, the politics of India, and governance and development in developing countries.
You may read more about her work on her website: https://yujunglee.com/