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Derek Lee

Derek Lee

Ph.D. Candidate

IAH Dissertation Fellow, 2016-2017

University Graduate Fellow

Office: 201 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building, University Park, PA 16802

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  • FALL 2017:


  1. MA, Pennsylvania State University
  2. MFA, University of Michigan
  3. BA, Dartmouth College

Professional Bio

Derek Lee is a doctoral candidate in English Literature at Pennsylvania State University. He is the 2016-2017 Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) Dissertation Fellow.

His research areas include twentieth and twenty-first century literature (particularly modernism and the occult), philosophy of science, heterodox science, epistemology, and theories of consciousness. He is also interested in Asian American literature, comic books, narrative medicine, mythology, and speculative fiction. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Journal of Modern Literature, Critique, The F. Scott Fitzgerald Review, Configurations, and Graphic Medicine. He served as research assistant for the Center for American Literary Studies in 2014-2015.