Leksa Lee

Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow in Global China Studies
Leksa Lee
Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow in Global China Studies
Email
leksa.lee@nyu.edu
Room
1206

Leksa Lee is Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow in Global China Studies at NYU Shanghai.  She holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. Lee’s research explores how new museums and other representations of culture are taking shape at the intersection of Chinese local politics, small business concerns, and contemporary digital design practice. Her dissertation is titled Modeling China: Business, Politics, and Material in China’s Museum Industry.

Research interests:

  • Business in postsocialism
  • Local politics in China
  • Visual material
  • Museums and history
  • China and investment-based visa programs

Education:

  • PhD, Anthropology

               University of California, Irvine, 2016

  • MA, Anthropology

                University of California, Irvine, 2012

  • BA Chinese Language and Literature and Cultural Anthropology

                Duke University, 2006