Katherine Lee

Assistant Professor in Residence
Expertise: Education, School Psychology


Katherine Lee is an assistant professor in residence at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a focus on school psychology and counselor education.

As a licensed school psychologist, Lee is an expert in psychological and psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents. Her expertise also includes risk assessment, cognitive and achievement functioning, orientation and malingering, personality, clinical pathology, social/emotional and behavioral functioning, adaptive functioning, and educational/vocational placement.

Prior to joining UNLV, Lee served as a school psychologist at several charter schools throughout Southern Nevada, holding a dual license through the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. Lee's academic courses encompass school psychology, psychoeducational evaluation, and neuropsychological assessment as well as training, educating and supervising UNLV's next generation of school psychologists.


  • B.A., Psychology, Princeton University
  • Ph.D., School Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University

Katherine Lee In The News

March 31, 2021
More students, more teachers. Thousands of valley kids will make their return to the classroom next week. For many, it marks the first in-person learning in more than a year. But before that happens, there's a conversation we need to be having with our kids. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean picks up some important safety advice from a local expert.
March 1, 2021
Some of the Las Vegas Valley’s youngest students are facing a huge transition this week as they set foot in a classroom for the first time in nearly a year — or the first time ever, for some — and mental health experts warn that it may not a smooth one.
March 1, 2021
Some Clark County School District students may have some first day of school jitters as they head back to in-person class Monday morning.
February 25, 2021
By now, with the COVID-19 pandemic approaching the one-year mark, the impacts of extended quarantine on all ways of life have been well documented.

Articles Featuring Katherine Lee

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Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.
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Business and Community | February 24, 2021
As some local schools reopen for in-person learning March 1, UNLV professor Katherine Lee examines the impact of the COVID pandemic on children’s mental health and the professionals helping them weather it.