Melissa Lee

Research Associate

Melissa Lee is a 5th year doctoral student at Indiana University Bloomington, double majoring in Inquiry Methodology and Early Childhood Education. Her research goals are rooted in issues pertaining to equity and justice for children, families, and early childhood professionals. Substantively, she is studying different approaches to learning in early childhood in order to help teachers develop strength-based teaching practices that support diverse learning styles. Methodologically, she is interested in finite mixture models and the multilevel extension of the latent growth curve model.