Adjunct Instructor of Environmental Studies
Jieun Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in the Geography Department at Michigan State University. She has a BA in Geographical Education/ Social Studies and an MA in Geography from Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, Korea. Lee's doctoral research focuses on sustainable urban environments, transportation equity, gender and public health in Detroit, Michigan. Lee was one of several authors of “Built Environments: Planning Cities to Encourage Physical Activity” in a book entitled Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence published in 2007. Previously she was a researcher at Seoul Development Institute in Seoul, Korea, where she contributed to several monographs on urban development, and was named Researcher of the Year in 2005.
Current Course: Introduction to Environmental Studies