Postdoctoral Fellows Postdoctoral Fellows in evidence-based rural education research have multiple-year appointments to engage in training experiences, assume leadership roles in related studies, and directly support the primary research studies conducted through R2Ed. Training experiences include courses in research design, advanced statistical techniques and grant writing.
SoonChun Lee, PhD
Dr. Lee assists with the R2Ed research project CSI: Coaching Science Inquiry in Rural Schools. He is also currently serving as the primary investigator for a study funded by Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Coaching for Sustainability: Peer-Coaching Science Inquiry. He earned his doctorate and master's in science education from the Ohio State University. During his graduate study, he contributed to several research projects on science learning progression and classroom connectivity and taught methods of teaching secondary science courses in the master's in education program. He also received his master's in science education from Yonsei University and bachelor's in physics from KyoungHee University in Korea. In addition to having a research background in science learning progression and classroom connectivity, Lee previously taught general science and physics at a high school in Seoul, South Korea.