Amanda A. Lee

School of Anthropology

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Amanda A. Lee is a second-year PhD student in Sociocultural and Medical Anthropology interested in medical systems and institutions, care for environmental exposure-related chronic illnesses, and environmental and racial justice in Tucson. Originally from Phoenix, she has a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from UA and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Boston University. Prior to returning to Tucson, she was a coordinator for three years on several health inequity research studies in St. Louis. She is now a Research Specialist in UA’s Department of Community, Environment and Policy on the “El Trabajo no te Debe Dañar” project, which aims to reduce chemical exposures for small business workers in South Tucson.

Carson Scholars Program Sponsored By

Biosphere 2

College of Engineering 

College of Science Galileo Circle

Graduate College

Arizona Institutes for Resilience

Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment & Social Justice

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences