Jenny V. Lee is Associate Professor of English and Humanities and Women’s Center Coordinator at the College of Lake County, where she has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching. She serves on the Board of Hanul Family Alliance, an organization that provides services to Korean American elderly and their families; the Board of KAN-WIN, an organization that supports immigrant survivors of domestic violence; and the Village of Niles Community Relations Commission. She received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, M.A. from the University of Cape Town, and Ph.D. in English from Northwestern University, and currently lives in the Chicago area with her family.