Herter Hall 530

Office Hours

  • Mon & Fri, 11:10am - 12:10pm or by appointment


Jee Hyun Lee holds a Ph.D. in Korean Linguistics from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and a Master’s in East Asian Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. Before joining the UMass Amherst Korean program, she taught at Harvard University and the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. Her research interests include pragmatics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and second/heritage language learning and pedagogy.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, East Asian Languages and Literatures
  • M.A. University of California, Los Angeles, East Asian Studies
  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, Linguistics and Asian Languages and Culture

Research Areas

  • Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Second/heritage Language Learning and Pedagogy

Courses Recently Taught

  • Fall 2023
    • Korean 115 - Beginning Korean I
    • Korean 390STA - Pre-Advanced Korean I