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Dohoon Lee

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D. 2008 (Sociology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A. 2005 (Sociology) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. 1995 (Religious Studies), Seoul National University (South Korea)

Office Address: 

Puck Building, Room 4113, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012

Office Hours: 

Mondays 3:30 - 5:30PM, or by appointment.



Areas of Research/Interest: 

social demography; stratification; quantitative research methods; skill formation over the life course; inequality and mobility; family change

Curriculum Vitae


Lee, Dohoon and Margot Jackson. 2015. “The Relationship between Lifetime Health Trajectories and Socioeconomic Attainment in Middle Age.” Social Science Research 54:96-112.

Lee, Dohoon and Sara McLanahan. 2015. “Family Structure Transitions and Child Development: Instability, Selection, and Population Heterogeneity.” American Sociological Review 80(4):738-763.

Lee, Dohoon. 2014. “Age Trajectories of Poverty during Childhood and High School Graduation.” Sociological Science 1:344-365.

Lee, Dohoon, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Sara McLanahan, Dan Notterman, and Irv Garfinkel. 2013. “The Great Recession, Genetic Sensitivity, and Maternal Harsh Parenting.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(34):13780-13784.

Media coverage: CBS, NBC, CNN, NPR, TIME, Los Angeles Times, US News and World Report, and multiple other media outlets

Lee, Hedwig, Dohoon Lee, Guang Guo, and Kathleen Mullan Harris. 2011. “Trends in Body Mass Index in Adolescence and Young Adulthood in the United States: 1959-2002.” Journal of Adolescent Health 49(6):601-608.

Lee, Dohoon. 2010. “The Early Socioeconomic Effects of Teenage Childbearing: A Propensity Score Matching Approach.” Demographic Research 23:697-736.

Harris, Kathleen Mullan, Krista Perreira, and Dohoon Lee. 2009. “Obesity in the Transition to Adulthood: Predictions across Race/Ethnicity, Immigrant Generation, and Sex.” Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 163(11):1022-1028.

Perreira, Krista, Kathleen Mullan Harris, and Dohoon Lee. 2007. “Immigrant Youth in the Labor Market.” Work and Occupations 34(1):5-34.

Perreira, Krista, Kathleen Mullan Harris, and Dohoon Lee. 2006. “Making It in America: High School Completion by Immigrant and Native Youth.” Demography 43(3):511-536.

Updated on 02/02/2016