- MSW, University of Toledo, 2013
- BS Psychology, University of Toledo, 2010
* PhD *
Megan Lee is a clinical social worker and PhD candidate. She has co-taught the Social Work Treatment with Groups course at the graduate level and taught the following courses at the undergraduate level: Social Work with Diverse Populations and Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Furthermore, she has guest lectured several courses, including Organization and Community Theory, Social Welfare Policy, and Topics in Social Justice: Poverty.
Before coming to the School of Social Work at UGA, Megan received her Bachelor of Arts with a focus in psychology and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toledo. Upon completing the master’s program, she worked as a clinical specialist at Unison Behavioral Health in Toledo, Ohio. This work included the development and implementation of early childhood mental health services. Following this position, she provided level of care mental health and substance abuse assessments. In addition, she has served as an assessment and referral director and inpatient and outpatient director, all while managing the demands of the doctoral program. Her responsibilities included managing program staff responsibilities, quality assurance, and collaboration and coordination of mental health and substance abuse services.
Lee’s research interests include a racially-centered examination of pedagogy, practices, and internal and external school contexts to understand the impact on education outcomes and experiences of African American youth.
Social justice; racial disparities; equity; inclusivity in education contexts; African American youth; anti-racist pedagogy and practices