Catherine (Cathee) Lee

Graduate Research Assistant

Cathee is a current Master of Public Policy student at the Schar School of Policy and Government. She is working toward applying her academic and professional experiences and skillsets to study and impact the formation, implementation, and evaluation of reentry policies, specifically with relation to educational, professional, and housing opportunities during and after incarceration.


  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
  • M.B.A., University of Maryland School of Business
  • M.A., Criminal Justice, American Military University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of San Francisco


Research Interests

  • Reentry
  • Policy
  • Recidivism


Current Projects

  • Evaluation of Stepping up Efforts to Improve MH Services and Justice Utilization (NIMH) (Dr. Faye Taxman, Dir., Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence)
  • Dangers and Policy Concerns of Modern Technologies Database (Dr. Stephen Ruth, Dir., International Center for Applied Studies in Information Technology)