David R. Lee

Office: Wood Hall 003A

Email: david.r.lee@uconn.edu

Advisor: Peter Baldwin
Research Interests:
Urban History, African American History, Neoliberalism, State Power
David served six years in the US Air Force stationed in Texas, Turkey, Hawaii and North Dakota. He was honorably discharged from the military in the late-1980s and had a 17-year career as a prison guard with the Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC). While working with the DOC, he obtained a Bachelors Degree from UConn in 2000, and, after retiring from the DOC, an ALM in History from Harvard University EXT in 2016. His Masters’ thesis, “What’s the Matter With Walter: the Privatization of Everything in Breaking Bad,” has been nominated for two awards at Harvard.
Deans List Academic Achievement Award, Harvard University, November 2016
Merit scholarship, Harvard Divinity School, Spring 2015