Lee is an avid outdoorsman and has a strange love for all things Hello Kitty. Lee is a Ph.D. student in the University of Oregon’s East Asian Languages and Literature Department. He spent two years in China and a year in Taiwan. Lee is interested in the development of issues of ethnic identity from the late Qing into the modern period of Chinese literature, particularly in terms of how those issues are represented in contemporary museums. He is the co-host of the Chinese Literature Podcast.