Fred Lee

Associate Professor, Political Science & Asian and Asian American Studies

Fred Lee is an associate professor of Political Science and Asian/Asian American Studies. He holds affiliations with Africana Studies, American Studies, and Philosophy. He works across the fields of contemporary political theory, comparative ethnic studies, U.S. political development, and Asian/Asian American cultural studies. His book, Extraordinary Racial Politics (Temple University Press, 2018), is about state emergencies and mass movements related to Native, Asian, and Black American politics. Lee is currently pursuing two streams of research. The first is on Asian American political thinkers such as Claire Kim and Grace Lee Boggs; the second is on artists in East Asian speculative fiction such Bong Joon-ho and Liu Cixin. His articles have appeared in Polity, Contemporary Political Theory, Political Research Quarterly, Theory & Event, Verge: Studies in Global Asias, New Political Science, Critical Philosophy of Race, and Politics, Groups, and Identities.

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