Episode 3: Dr. Lee Johnson- We Are Not a Virus

The Webster Learning Collective

Mar 25 2021 • 22 mins

Dr. Yin Lam Lee-Johnson is an Associate Professor in Webster University's School of Education. She also serves as director of our EdD program and co-director of our NPD grant. Her research interests include discourse analysis, multimodality in picture books about immigrants and refugees, classroom research for K-12 teachers, anti-oppressive education, and critical race theory.  In this episode, she discusses her recent research on anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Lee-Johnson also received the Flesher Fellowship, the Dorothy D. Scrivener Memorial Scholarship, and the Ray Travel Award before joining Webster. In 2016-17 academic year, she received the Women of Webster Award from the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs of Webster University. Dr. Lee-Johnson has received many research grants such as the Kornblum Research Grant and Faculty Research Grant for making a change in other people’s lives.

-Read about Dr. Lee-Johnson’s recent publications and role as guest editor for the Journal of Asian Pacific Communication: https://news.webster.edu/2021/lee-johnson-asia-pacific-journal-guest-editor.php