Anassa Kata
Lisa Yun Lee '91

Lisa Yun Lee '91 will continue to serve as a member of the Illinois State Museum Board. Lee is the executive director at the National Public Housing Museum, where she leads and manages the museum’s mission. She also teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago as an associate professor of art history and gender and women’s studies.

Of her continued appointment to the State Museum Board, Lee says: “I deeply believe museums can be sites of radical imagination and social justice, and am honored to be a part of the Illinois State Museum, which is acknowledging complicity in past harms, returning ancestors and their sacred belongings, and is committed to dismantling colonial legacies of forced removal and centering Indigenous people and their stories.”

Portrait of Lisa Lee
Lisa Yun Lee '91