Dr. Youn Mi Lee
Professor of Family Science
OFFICE: EDHS 327
PHONE: (662) 329-7189
About Dr. Lee
B.A., Sook Myung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 1993
M.A., Sook Myung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 1995
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2006
Youn Mi Lee earned her Ph.D. in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia. Her specialization areas are intimate partner abuse, cultural diversity, divorce, women’s issues, and qualitative research. She is particularly interested in how issues of diversity and gender are reflected in personal stories. Grounded in constructive paradigm, her research examines Korean immigrant women’s experience of marital abuse and post-divorce adjustment; interracial marriage and adjustment; and working in professional occupations in the U.S.
Dr. Lee teaches Survey of Family Life (FS 103), Human Growth and Development (PSY 206), Management of Family Resources (FS 335), Marriage and the Family (SOC 305), Parenting in Contemporary Society (FS 468), and Field Experience in Family Studies (FS 499).