Kyunghee Lee

Kyunghee  Lee
  • Associate Professor - Tenure


  • PhD, Columbia University School of Social Work
  • EdD, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • MA, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • BA, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea


  • Child and family policy analysis
  • Poverty and human development
  • Child care and early childhood education
  • Work and family well-being for low income families
  • Cross-cultural issues


  • Lee, K., & Rispoli, K. (in press). Head Start Impact on Fathers’ Involvement and Black Children’s Development. Journal of Social Work Education.
  • Aziz, M, Shin, T., & Lee, K. (2018). Predicting College Students' Procrastination in Pakistan: The Unique Contribution of Regulatory Modes beyond Motivation. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.
  • Lee, K. (2018). The Duration Effect of Head Start Enrollment on Parental Outcomes. Journal of Social Work,
  • Lee, K., & Xie, C. Xiaoquing. (2018). Associations between home learning environment and mental health for young children living in China. Social Work in Mental Health,16, 284-302.
  • Lee, K. & Rispoli, K. (2017). Racial disparities in perceived social support and social service use: Associations with maternal depression and head start participation. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(8), 1080-1093. doi: 10.1002/jcop.21912
  • Lee, K. (2017). The Effects of Head Start Enrollment Duration on Migrant Children's Dental Health. Children & Schools, 39 (3), 157–165.


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