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September 1, 2016 at 8:18 am

History Department Welcomes New Faculty Member, Victoria Lee

Dr. Victoria Lee

Dr. Victoria Lee

The History Department welcomes a new faculty member to the Athens campus this Fall 2016.

Dr. Victoria Lee, Assistant Professor, joins the History Department after serving as a 2014-16 Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany. She holds a Ph.D. in the History of Science from Princeton University. Lee’s research focuses on the role of Japan in 20th and 21st century science and technology. Her publications include:

During Fall 2016, Lee is offering two courses: “HIST 2905: Technology in World History” and “HIST 3481/5481: Modern Japan.” The HIST 2905 course explores the ways in which technology and human society have shaped each other from prehistory to the 20th century. The HIST 3481/5481 course provides a survey of modern Japanese history.

During Spring 2017, Lee will offer:

  • CAS 2405: Knowing What We Know
  • HIST 3500: Science and Society in the Modern World

For more on Lee’s teaching and research interests, visit her History Department profile.

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