Senior Policy Analyst

Jae June Lee is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality. Jae June leads research projects and policy development on the U.S. Decennial Census and the federal statistical system more broadly.

Previously, Jae June designed and implemented a data collection effort in the refugee camp of Calais, France, partnering with local organizations to integrate new data tools into an improved aid delivery process. Jae June has also managed campaigns for Oxford Against Slavery, and served as a Demetrios G. Papademetrious Young Scholar at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. His work has been cited in media outlets such as the New York Times.

Jae June earned his B.A. from Kenyon College as a Smith Endowed Scholar and Davis UWC Scholar. He was also 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.

Jae June is from Cape Town, South Africa, and currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. with his partner, Sruthi, and their cat.