Min Joo Lee
CRRES Postdoctoral Scholar, 2022-2023
Min Joo Lee was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at Indiana University. Following her fellowship with CRRES, Min Joo accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian Studies at Occidental College. Min Joo received her Ph.D. in Gender Studies from University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to coming to Indiana University, she worked as a Visiting Lecturer at Wellesley College. Her research is positioned at the intersection of Asian Studies, Gender Studies, and Media Studies. Min Joo's first book project, tentatively titled Finding Mr. Perfect: Korean Television Dramas, Romance, and Race, examines the gendered and racial politics of the transnational popularity of Korean popular culture. Her second book-length research project, tentatively titled Digital Rape: Illicit Pornography, Sexual Consent, and Race, analyzes the transnational dissemination of illegal and non-consensual Korean sex videos to examine how digital media have generated new forms of sexual and racial violence.