Claire S. Lee, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies and a Member of the Center for Internet Security and Forensics Education and Research (iSAFER). She is a Core Personnel of the Center for Asian American Studies and a Fellow of the Center for Public Opinion. Using her interdisciplinary and multilingual background, Lee’s research focuses on deviance and crime in cyberspace, cybersecurity, cyberterrorism, social media, and the social implications of social and new technologies. She studies these issues using quantitative, qualitative, computational, and mixed methodologies.
Lee conducts research focusing on comprehending the mechanisms and networks of deviant behaviors at both the state and individual levels, with a particular emphasis on those facilitated by cyber-resources or located in cyberspace. Additionally, she explores the online and offline behaviors and patterns of various social phenomena, as well as the behaviors of terrorists, extremists, and the general public.