Susan Lee

Susan LeeSenior Lecturer of Social Sciences

Education:

AB American Civilization, Brown University
MDiv Divinity, Harvard University
PhD Sociology, Boston University

Teaching interests: Social sciences, especially gender

Research interests: Gender and development in low-income countries, especially widows, female-supported households, women in religion, and international women’s treaties

Selected publications:

Books
“Rice Plus:” Widows and Economic Survival in Rural Cambodia.  New Approaches in Sociology: Studies in Social Inequality, Social Change, and Social Justice series, ed. Nancy Naples.  New York: Routledge, 2006.

Articles
Lee, Susan, Liliana Cisneros, Daniela Jauk, and Barret Katuna. “CSW 55: Global Advocacy for Women.” Sociologists for Women in Society Network News, Fall 28.3 (2011): 1, 4-6.

“Update on CEDAW, The Women’s Treaty.” Sociologists for Women in Society Network News, Summer 27.1 (2010): 1, 11-12.

Lee, Susan, Helen Raisz, Astrid Eich-Krohm, Barret Katuna, Liliana Cisneros.  “Beijing +15: The 54th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.” Sociologists for Women in Society Network News, Summer 27.2 (2010): 2, 4-5.

“News from the United Nations.”  Sociologists for Women in Society Network News, Winter 26.4 (2009): 22.

Other professional activity and/or awards:

Sociologist for Women in Society, International Committee, 2014-2016.

Dr. Ismail Sensel Outstanding Professor Award, Boston University, September 2010.

Honor Recognition Award for Community Dedication, Khmer Buddhist Society, Fall River, MA, April 2010.