JAE JUNE LEE

Policy Assistant, Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative

Jae June Lee is a Policy Assistant at the Georgetown Center on Poverty & Inequality’s Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative. Jae June provides research, writing, and data analysis for various projects, including those focused on postsecondary education and the decennial census.

Previously, Jae June completed a summer fellowship with GCPI focused on transportation equity issues. He also served as a research intern at the Migration Policy Institute and National Immigration Forum, where he focused on topics at the intersection of immigration, labor markets, and social innovations. He designed and implemented a data collection effort in the Calais refugee camp, partnering with local organizations to integrate new data tools into an improved aid delivery process. Jae June also managed campaigns for Oxford Against Slavery, a U.K.-based human rights group which specializes in issues of forced labor and trafficking.

Jae June earned his B.A. from Kenyon College and was awarded the Virgil C. Aldrich Prize for excellence in philosophy. He studied politics, philosophy, and law as a visiting student at Hertford College, University of Oxford.

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