Dr. Jade Caines Lee

Dr. Jade Caines Lee


Jade Caines Lee, Ph.D., is an assistant research professor in the Achievement & Assessment Institute at the University of Kansas. Prior to her arrival, she was a faculty member at the University of New Hampshire and Clark Atlanta University. She researches, presents, and publishes in the areas of validity and fairness issues in the educational measurement field as well as in the area of evaluation and intervention research that aims to improve teaching and learning for marginalized people. She is also passionate about broadening participation of underrepresented groups in STEM fields.

Dr. Lee received her undergraduate degree in Urban Education from Stanford University, her master’s degree in Teaching Secondary English, Grades 7-12 from Brooklyn College, and her doctorate in Educational Studies with a focus on Research, Measurement, and Evaluation from Emory University. She was an Institute of Education Sciences’ postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and spent almost 10 years as a K-12 public school teacher in New York City and in metro-Atlanta, GA.


B.A. in Urban Education, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
M.A. in Secondary Education (English), Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Ph.D. in Educational Studies – Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Emory University, Atlanta, GA