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Dr. Karen An-Hwei Lee

Provost

Professor of English

Dr. Karen An-Hwei LeeReporting to the President, Dr. Lee will lead the Senior Academic Leadership Team (SALT), serve on the Senior Administrative Cabinet (SAC), and oversee all aspects of the academic division including—in addition to the faculty—records and services, centers and institutes, global programs and studies, institutional research, library and archives, intercultural engagement, and military science. Dr. Lee will also hold faculty rank as Professor of English. She begins her appointment in August. 

Dr. Lee succeeds Provost Margaret Diddams, who announced last year she would be stepping down at the end of June 2020. 

Dr. Lee earned her B.A. Magna Cum Laude in English from Brown University. She received an M.F.A. in fiction writing from Brown and an M.A. in English (poetry writing) from the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley.