COUNSELING, SCHOOL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY
Access and Equity; International Education; Educational Policy; Large-Scale Assessment and Research; Higher Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Social Justice; Psychometrics; Quantitative Research Methods; Program Evaluation; Statistical Methods and Applications in Statistical Issues
Jaekyung Lee, (University of Chicago, PhD), is a professor of education at the University at Buffalo. A fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and a Fulbright Global Scholar, Lee is an internationally recognized leader in educational policy research and evaluation on the issues of school accountability and equity. His research is aimed at improving evidence-based policy towards holistic and equitable education and closing the opportunity/ achievement gaps among diverse racial and social groups of students. He specializes in critical quantitative methods and secondary analysis of large-scale national/international education assessment data. Lee is the author/editor of several books on this topic, including "The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (But Can Still Win) the War on Underachievement" (Oxford University Press, 2016) and "Centering Whole-Child Development in Global Education Reform: International Perspectives on Agendas for Educational Equity and Quality" (Routledge, 2022).