Sang-Hie Lee, Associate Professor of Music, is a teacher, mentor, and internationally active performer and lecturer. She has taught piano, pedagogy, theory, research techniques, and the medical issues for musicians. Lee served as Associate Dean of College of Fine Arts for Academic and Student Affairs in 1995-1998; she was also the PI of AmerCorps Arts USF, a federally-funded community-arts program. Prior to coming to USF, she was Research Associate I to Provost at University of Michigan.
She has received a BA in piano performance with honors from Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea, MM in piano performance from American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, EdD with specialization on piano performance and pedagogy from The University of Georgia, where she simultaneously completed the DMA curriculum, and PhD in Higher Education majoring in Academic Affairs from University of Michigan. Her research on musician’s health and pianists’ biomechanics have been published internationally in major research journals and reference books in the field. Currently, she is a Principal Investigator of a major grant in collaboration with Dr. Yu Sun, an computer engineering and robotics scientist on “Robotics Modeling of Skilled Hand Tasks.”