(BA, Literature, Harvard University)
A.J. Yumi Lee is a literary scholar working in the fields of 20th and 21st century American literature and critical race and ethnic studies. She completed her Ph.D in English at the University of Pennsylvania in 2015, and was Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015-2016. At UW-Madison, she teaches in the English Department, and is completing work on her first book manuscript.
In 2012-2013, Yumi was a graduate fellow in the Penn Humanities Forum. She co-coordinated Latitudes, Penn's graduate reading group in postcolonial studies, in 2010-2011, and Gen/Sex, the graduate reading group on gender and sexuality studies, from 2009-2011.