Brianni Lee  Research Assistant

Education

  • M.Phil. in Philosophy, Girton College, University of Cambridge, expected graduation in 2021
  • B.A. magna cum laude in Philosophy and Germanic Languages and Literatures, Secondary in History, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Pre-College Program Graduation Certificate in Piano, The Juilliard School, New York, NY, United States of America Graduated May 2016

Experience

Ms. Brianni Jeemin Lee is an M.Phil student at the University of Cambridge studying philosophy. 

She graduated from Harvard University magna cum laude with a joint degree in German and Philosophy and a minor in History. 

Ms. Lee has worked as a researcher in various fields, including German philosophy, Sociology, Law, and the arts.

Throughout her years at Harvard, she worked on a number of independent research projects that have won awards and been invited for oral presentations in academic conferences. 

One of her independent projects was “A Comparative Critique of Foucault and Adorno: Defining a Domain of Authentic Action between Preserving Negativity and Talking Back,” which was invited for presentation by the 2019 Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy at the University of Melbourne.

Ms. Lee has also worked as a research assistant for the Harvard Korea Family Project and was selected as a Radcliffe Research Partner in the Radcliffe Research Fellowship Program. Ms. Lee’s professional experience includes working as a legal assistant in a non-profit law firm that specializes in indigent capital defence in New Orleans.

She has also worked as a student program director at another non-profit organization that recruits and trains Harvard undergraduate students to teach an after-school program in five NYC middle schools throughout winter break. Ms. Lee’s student organization experience at Harvard includes working as the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard International Review, the president of the Korean International Student Association, and a mentor for the Harmony Program at the Phillips Brooks House Association.

Awards

  • Magna cum laude in Germanic Languages and Literatures and Philosophy, Harvard University
  • German department nominee of George B. Sohier Prize
  • John Harvard Scholar 2018-2019 (Top 5%)
  • Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Lester Kissel Summer Grant in Practical Ethics recipient
  • Center for Jewish Studies J-Term Research Fellowship recipient
  • Music Lesson Subsidy Program Award recipient
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