The award will be presented March 15 in Rackham Amphitheater, followed by the annual Henry Russel Lecture given by a senior member of the faculty. This years lecturer is Elizabeth Douvan, the Catharine Neafie Kellogg Professor of Psychology and Womens Studies.
Lee joined the U-M in 1988 following two years of study as a von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Munster in Germany and as a NATO Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Nantes in France.
Last year he was one of 31 persons nationwide to receive a MacArthur Fellowship from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
In 1991 he received LS&As Excellence in Education Award. In 1993 he was one of 90 young scientists and economists selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to receive a Sloan Research Fellowship.
Both the Henry Russel Award and the Henry Russel Lectureship were established in 1925 with a bequest from Henry Russel of Detroit, who received three degrees from the U-M.