Katherine Lee

Associate Professor in Residence, College of Education
Expertise: Education, School Psychology


Katherine Lee is an associate 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

Architectural Digest
Whether you’re moving across town or across the nation, relocating is just as taxing as it is exciting. Even with the best moving company around, resettling will be stressful for everyone — particularly your children. Regardless of their age, they’ll need your help adjusting.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Four of the juveniles arrested in connection with the fatal group beating of a Rancho High School student made their initial appearance in Las Vegas Justice Court on Friday.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Shop classes may soon be available to some Henderson high school students, after a decision from the city’s planning commission.
U.S. News and World Report
The number of weapons confiscated from students at Las Vegas-area schools has risen nearly 30% since the 2019-2020 academic year, corroborating what experts and educators have called a spike in troublesome behavior among schoolchildren since the return of in-person learning nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Articles Featuring Katherine Lee

vice president kamala harris watches u.n.l.v. student administer COVID vaccine to another local college student
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.