Assistant Professor


WCB 3021


(305) 284-2539


Dr. Yeunjae Lee is an assistant professor in public relations and strategic communication. She specializes in employee communication, internal issue/crisis management, and organizational diversity and justice. Using public relations theories, Dr. Lee has conducted extensive research on employee behaviors within and outside of work in response to organizational crisis and diversity-related issues and the impacts of organizations’ strategic internal communication. Dr. Lee’s work has been published in more than 45 articles in leading refereed journals such as Communication Monographs, Journal of Public Relations Research, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, and Public Relations Review, among others. Dr. Lee also received more than ten top paper and research awards and recognitions from national and international communication associations and conferences and was an Arthur W. Page Legacy Scholar in 2020-2022.


Ph.D. Purdue University, Communication, 2018
M.A. Purdue University, Communication, 2016
B.A. Ewha Womans University, South Korea, International Office Administration, 2014