Priscilla Lee is an adjunct professor for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University. Her areas of research and teaching include quantitative and qualitative research methodologies; statistics; inequalities; education; culture; and the family. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California San Diego, as well as a Master’s in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University.
Prior to joining Mason, Priscilla worked in research and program evaluation as a director and research associate for a number of research centers and non-profit organizations, including the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE), the Institute for Social and Economic Research Policy (ISERP), and the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (JCNI). She was also the founder and principal consultant for PJL, where she worked with the directors of national and international organizations to leverage data for good, with a diverse portfolio that included issues surrounding education (Math for America), homelessness (Beza International), and major television markets (Decisive Analytics), among others. In the past, she held internships and part-time jobs with the Department of Public Transportation, the U.S. Census Bureau, and The New Teacher Project, as well as teaching positions with a variety of private, charter, and public schools.