Ashley Lee is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford University. Her current research examines technology, youth activism, and social movements in comparative perspective, engaging with issues of surveillance and other forms of repression across democratic and authoritarian countries. She completed her doctorate in Culture, Communities, and Education at Harvard University as a Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Graduate Fellow.
Ashley served as Director of Civic Tech with The Future Society at HKS and Director of Harvard Innovation & Ventures in Education. Ashley received a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University, where she researched cryptography/cybersecurity.