Anna Lee is a senior majoring in anthropology and pre-health. Lee is currently working on a project with Rahul Oka, Ph.D. studying the parallels of social insects and human societies. She is also working on a senior thesis with Professor Oka over the stressors of Asian American students in relation to their broader parental networks. In previous years, Lee worked on a bibliography and literature review for NSF DISES Grant with Professor Oka.
In the fall of 2021, Lee studied abroad in London, UK where she was a part of the Kennedy Scholars Program. There, she worked on a project comparing how university infrastructure affected the experiences of British American and Asian American students. She also worked with the Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) during her time in the UK, researching the progression of the Synod on Synodality in the Archdiocese of England and Wales. In summer of 2020, Lee worked with Hopeprint, a non-profit organization based in Syracuse, to work with the local refugee population. There, Lee was in charge of various cultural events, translating documents, and virtualizing annual summer events for the organization. In addition, Lee has been a part of the Building Bridges Program since the fall 2019.