Lecturer in the Department of Psychology


Ph.D., Brandeis University

Field of Specialty

Yoona Lee, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral fellow and an adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at Brandeis University. Her major research interests include child maltreatment, discipline, bullying, and children/adolescent psychosocial behaviors in developmental and cross-cultural perspectives.

Contact Information


Yoona Lee


Lee, Yoona. "Covert and overt forgiveness and apology patterns with intrapersonal and interpersonal perspectives." Journal of Trauma and Treatment (2016). (forthcoming)

Lee, Y., Liu, X., & Watson, M. W.. "The timing effect of bullying in childhood and adolescence on developmental trajectories of externalizing behaviors." J Interpers Violence (2015). (forthcoming)

Lee, Y., Watson, M. W. & Lee, K.. "The relation of physical discipline to bullying behaviors across different families and ethnicities." Students, Teachers, and Leaders Addressing Bullying in Schools. Las Cruces, NM: Sense Publishing, 2015

Lee, Y., Malley-Morison, K, Jang, M., & Watson, M. W.. "Hierarchies of child maltreatment types at different perceived severity levels in European Americans, Korean Americans, and Koreans." Child Youth Serv Rev 46. (2014): 220-229.

Lee, Y., Malley-Morrison, K., & Watson, M. W.. "How victims and offenders use forgiveness and apology: relation of self and other responses." Forgiveness: Promise, Possibility & Failure. Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2011. 185-195.

Hahm, H. C., Lee, Y., Ozonoff, A. & Van Wert, M. J.. "The impact of multiple types of child maltreatment on subsequent risk behaviors among women during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood." J Youth Adolesc 39. (2010): 528-540.

Lee, Y., Jang, M., & Malley-Morison, K.. "Perception of child maltreatment in European American, Korean Americans, and Koreans." Int Psychol Bull 12. (2008): 13-16.

Courses Taught

PSYC 51a Statistics
PSYC 52a Research Methods and Laboratory in Psychology