Hetty Ye-Jae Lee
Field: Korean Cultural History
Advisor: Theodore Hughes
Hetty is a PhD student in EALAC focusing on modern Korean cultural history. Her research interests include Korean socialist feminist literature and Science, Technology, and Society (STS) studies. Under this umbrella, she is interested in analyzing women’s writing, censorship, and the intersections between colonialism, socialism, and the history of science and technology in 20th century Korea.
Hetty received her BA in comparative literature from Princeton University in 2017 with a focus on German and Ancient Greek literature, philosophy, and psychoanalysis. She received her MA in modern Korean literature and cultural studies from Columbia University in 2023.