Jennifer Lee

CSC Fellows

Jennifer Lee is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and received her B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. She is author of Civility in the City: Blacks, Jews, and Koreans in Urban America (Harvard University Press, 2002) for which Lee received Honorable Mention for the Thomas and Znaniecki Distinguished Book Award from the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association, and The Diversity Paradox: Immigration and the Color Line in 21st Century America (with Frank D. Bean, Russell Sage Foundation, 2010), which earned the 2011 Otis Dudley Duncan Award from the Population Section of ASA. She is also co-editor of Asian American Youth: Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity (with Min Zhou, Routledge, 2004), which was named the 2006 Outstanding Book Award from the Asia and Asian America Section of the ASA. In 2003, she received the Jane Addams Award from ASA’s Community and Urban Sociology Section. She has been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, a Fellow at the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago, and a Fulbright Scholar to Japan. In 2011-12, she will be a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation.


November 2, 2012 | The Society Pages
January 18, 2012 | Russell Sage Foundation


February 16, 2012 | The Philadelphia Jewish Voice
January 18, 2012 | Russell Sage Foundation
November 15, 2010 | The American Prospect