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Carole Lee

Associate Professor, University of Washington

Carole-Lee-metascience2019Carole Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Washington. She studies the formal and informal processes of peer evaluation that allocate limited scholarly resources such as co-authorships, publication pages, grant awards, and scientific prizes. She has worked with the National Institutes of Health and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to study their grant evaluation processes and published in journals reaching philosophical and broad scientific and biomedical audiences (e.g., Science, The Lancet).

Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the Mellon and Woodrow Wilson Foundations (through a Career Enhancement Fellowship). She received First Prize for most creative submission to NIH’s Peer Review Challenge (with her collaborator Elena Erosheva).