Lisa Yun Lee

Lisa Yun Lee

Chair

Lisa Yun Lee is the director of the School of Art & Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the visiting curator at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, and an associate professor in art history and museum and exhibition studies. As the previous director of the Hull-House Museum, she reinvigorated public programming, developed award-winning preservation programs, and installed a new core exhibition that integrates radical exhibition strategies and contemporary art. Lee is also the co-founder of the Public Square at the Illinois Humanities Council, an organization dedicated to creating spaces for dialogue and dissent and for reinvigorating civil society. She has published articles about feminism, museums and diversity, and sustainability. She also writes for In These Times Magazine. She received her B.A. in Religion from Bryn Mawr College, and a Ph.D. in German Studies from Duke University. She is currently chair of the Imagining America National Advisory Board.