Daniel Hyung Jik Lee

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Daniel HJ Lee received his college education at Sogang University in Seoul, Korea and received Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and in English Literature. After working at a major corporation in Korea for two years, he continued on with his education at Yonsei University  where he received his Master’s in Social Welfare. After acquiring his First-class Social Worker License , he worked at the Korean Women's Development Institute and SungKyul University Social Welfare Research Center as a researcher. He also lectured Social Work classes at Baekseok Arts University and Kyungmin College in Korea. He crossed the Pacific and came to the United States for his doctoral program at the School of Social Work in the University of Pittsburgh.

Daniel's personal interest of research is on racial and ethnic disparities in mental health, mainly focused on Asian and Latino population.  At Pitt, he is working on community based research projects within the School of Social Work including the study on Utilization of Human Services in Allegheny County.