Dr. Tina Lee

Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Program Director, Applied Social Science Program, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Social Sciences Department
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 101 Tainter Hall
Phone: 715-232-1100
Email: leetina@uwstout.edu
Personal website: www.uwstout.edu/faculty/leetina/

Teaching Interests: Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology of Gender, Anthropology of the Contemporary U.S., Qualitative Research Methods, Applied Anthropology

Research Interests: Gender, Race, Poverty and Class; Family and the Law; Women’s Activism; Public Policy; Urban United States

Education

    • Ph D Anthropology
      The Graduate Center, City University of New York
      NY, 2010
    • Women's Studies Certificate Women's Studies
      Graduate Center, City University of New York
      NY, 2007
    • MA Anthropology
      Arizona State University
      AZ, 2001
    • BA Anthropology
      University of Houston
      TX, 1998

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Associate Professor of Anthropology
        August 2015 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Program Director, Applied Social Science Program
        May 2014 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Assistant Professor of Anthropology
        2011 - 2014
      • Fordham University
        Adjunct Professor
        2010 - 2011
      • Iona College
        Adjunct Professor
        2010 - 2011
      • Baruch College, CUNY
        Adjunct Professor
        2010
      • Hostos Community College CUNY
        Writing Fellow
        2007 - 2008
      • Graduate Center, CUNY
        Co-chair for Business Managemet
        2005 - 2006
      • Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
        Adjunct Professor
        2003 - 2005
      • Lehman Colege, CUNY
        Adjunct Professor
        August 2002 - May 2003
      • Arizona State University
        Instructor
        2001 - 2002
      • Mesa Community College
        Adjunct Professor
        2001 - 2002
      • Arizona State University
        Teaching Assistant
        1998 - May 1998

Intellectual Contributions

    Book

    • Lee, T. (2016). Catching a Case: Inequality and Fear in New York City's Child Welfare System. , New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

    Journal Article

    • Lee, T. (2015). Child Welfare Practice in Domestic Violence Cases in New York City: Problems for Poor Women of Color. Women, Gender, and Families of Color, 3(1).
    • Field, S., Anne, G., & Lee, T. (2005). Gender, Status, and Ethnicity in the Scioto, Miami, and Northeastern Ohio Hopewellian Regions as Evidenced by Mortuary Practices. Gathering Hopewell: Society, Ritual, and Ritual Interaction, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
    • Lee, T. (2001). The Roosevelt Partnership: A Case Study of One Proposed Solution to Poverty. Urban Anthropology, 30(4), 301-339.
    • Lee, T. (Published). Welfare Reform: An Opportunity for an Enaged Anthropology. Public Anthropology: The Graduate Journal.

    Book Review

    • Lee, T. (2015). A Policy Travelogue: Tracing Welfare Reform in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada (by Catherine Kingfisher). , 38.
    • Lee, T. (2012). Children's Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility: A Global Perspective (by Don Cipriani). , 19(1), 147-149.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Lee, T. (November, 2014). "Intersectionality and Anthropology: A Roundtable". American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States.
    • Lee, T. (November, 2014). "Intersectionality and Anthropology: Theory, Methods, and Praxis". American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States.
    • Ferguson, C., Basu, L., & Lee, T. (November, 2014). Creating and Implementing an Honors Assessment Plan. National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Denver, CO, United States.
    • Lee, T. (October 16, 2014). Inequality for All Film Screening and Panel. UW-Stout Social Science Speaker's Series,
    • Lee, T. (September 18, 2014). Constitution Day: Hand up, Don't Shoot, A Panel Discussion on Race, Inequality, and Civil Rights in an Era of Militarized Policing. UW-Stout Social Science Speaker's Series,
    • Lee, T. (April 29, 2014). Film Studies @ Stout Community of Practice Wadja Screening. ,
    • Lee, T. (2013). Private and Public Agencies in Child Welfare: Ideologies of Individual Responsibility and Agency Chaos. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2013). Child Welfare in the Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline. Anthropology of North America Conference, Durham, NC, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2013). Domestic Violence and Child Welfare: The Limits of State Intervention for Poor Women of Color. Society for Applied Anthropology, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, United States.
    • Lee, T. (September 17, 2013). Constitution Day: Privacy and Surveilance. Social Science Speaker's Series,
    • Lee, T. (April, 2013). Take Back the Night presentation. , United States.
    • Lee, T. (2012). Racialization Processes in New York City's Child Welfare System. American Anthropological Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States.
    • Lee, T. (September 18, 2012). A Panel Presentation on the Affordable Care Act. Social Science Speaker's Series: Constitution Day,
    • Lee, T. (May 02, 2012). "Why We Need Feminism". ,
    • Lee, T. (April 20, 2012). Ideas of Childhood in the KONY Campaign. Social Science Society's Beyond KONY event,
    • Lee, T. (April 19, 2012). Take Back the Night presentation. ,
    • Lee, T. (2011). Translating Feminist Knowledge into Policy and Practice: Domestic Violence Cases In Child Welfare. American Anthropological Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
    • Lee, T. (2008). Imagined Futures and Limited Presents: Engaging Parenting and Inequality in Contemporary North America. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Fancisco, CA, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2008). Parenting, Poverty, and Child Welfare in New York City. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2007). Fear and the Creation of ‘Everyday’ Harms to Children and Families in New York City’s Child Welfare System. American Anthropological Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2007). Fear and the Creation of ‘Everyday’ Harms to Children and Families in New York City’s Child Welfare System. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2005). Caribbean Labor Studies: Past and Future Directions. Caribbean Scholars Association of New York Conference, United States.
    • Lee, T. (2001). 'Community Organizing' in a Mexican-Origin Neighborhood. Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Yucatan, Mexico.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Buchanan, E., Berg, D., & Lee, T. Exploring, Documenting, and Improving Humanitarian Service Learning Through Engineers Without Borders, USA. Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $454065 (Funded).
    • Buchanan, E., Berg, D., & Lee, T. Humanitarian Service Learning, Engineers without Borders, and UW-Stout’s Polytechnic Approach. Sponsored by NSF, $450000.
    • Paulson, N., Ferguson, C., & Lee, T. Research Experience for Undergraduates Grant. Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $281994 (Funded).
    • Lee, T. CAHSS Travel Grant. $1300.
    • Lee, T. Curriculum Incubation Grant. $1759.
    • Lee, T. Just-in-time Professional Development Grant. $1000.
    • Lee, T. Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grant: "Stratified Reproduction and Definitions of Child Neglect: State Practices and Parents' Response". $23302.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award, UW-Stout (April 2015)

    Fellowship

    • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, (2013)
    • American Association for University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship, (2008)
    • CUNY Graduate Center Sponsored Dissertation Fellowship, (2008)
    • CUNY Writing Fellowship, (2007)
    • CUNY University Fellowship, (2002)
    • PSC/CUNY Tuition Award, (2002)

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Anthropology of North America (SANA)
  • American Anthropological Association (AAA)
  • Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)

Service

    University

      UW Stout

      • Program Advisory Board, Applied Social Science Program (2013 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Social Science Department Big Picture Committee (2013 - Present)
      • Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), Social Science Society (2013 - Present)
      • Honors College Colloquium Leader, (2012 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Social Science Speaker's Series Planning (2012 - Present)
      • Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), Stout Red Cross (2012 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Economics Faculty Hiring (2014)
      • Reviewer, UW-Stout Journal of Student Research (2014)
      • Diversity Leadership Team (2013 - 2014)
      • Chairperson, Social Work Faculty Hiring Committee (2013 - 2014)
      • Reviewer, UW-Stou Journal of Student Research (2013)
      • Vice-Chair, Chancellor's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coalition (CEDIC) (2012 - 2013)
      • Vice Chair, General Education Committee of the Faculty Senate, (2012 - 2013)
      • Chairperson, Social Science Department Interdisciplinary Curriculum Committee (2012 - 2013)

    Professional

    • Conference-Related, Society for the Anthropology of North America (2014 - Present)
    • Representative, Wisconsin State Faculty Representative Upper Midwest Honors Council Board (2014 - Present)
    • Officer, Treasurer, Society for the Anthropology of North America (2013 - Present)
    • Conference Chair, Society for the Anthropology of North America (2012 - 2013)