C. Aujean Lee portrait
  • Assistant Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning

Research Keywords

  • Urban Planning or Policy
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Immigrants
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Housing
  • Community Development

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • United States of America


  • April Jackson, Anaid Yerena, C. Aujean Lee, Ivis Garcia-Zambrana, Ben Chrisinger, Laura Harjo & Stacy Harwood (2023). Anti-Racist Futures: Disrupting Racist Planning Practices in Workplaces, Institutions, and Communities. Journal of the American Planning Association. Vol. 89, 411-422. Published, 09/29/2023.
  • Lee, C. Aujean, Shakil B. Kashem & Dwayne M. Baker (2023). Community Land Trusts in Welcoming Cities: Building Inclusive Housing Models for Immigrants. NYU Furman Center. Published, 09/2023.
  • C. Aujean Lee & John C. Harris (2022). Outsourcing Neighborhood Planning Processes?: A Case Study of a Nonprofit in the City of Oklahoma City. Journal of Planning Education and Research. Published, 11/2022.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2022). Who Gets Hired at the Top?: The Academic Caste System Theory in the Planning Academy. Journal of Planning Education and Research. Published, 09/2022.
  • C. Aujean Lee & Sun Kyong Lee (2022). Combining Social Network Analysis and Geographic Information System for Communication Research: An Application to Immigrant Communities. Cogent Social Sciences. Published, 09/2022.
  • C. Aujean Lee & Aarika Forney (2022). A Primer on Asian Americans and Asian American Studies for Public Administration. Public Integrity. Published, 07/2022.
  • C. Aujean Lee & John C. Arroyo (2022). A Typology of Local and State Government Responses to Racism: A Case of Anti-Asian Hate in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Planning Education and Research. Published, 05/2022.
  • Tyler Haupert & C. Aujean Lee (2022). Fintech’s Relationship with Subprime Lending in Immigrant Gateway Metropolitan Areas. Journal of Urban Affairs. Published, 05/2022.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2021). Evolving Activism in an Anti-Immigrant Administration: Asian American and Pacific Islander Nonprofit Experiences after the 2016 Elections. Amerasia Journal. Published, 05/2021.
  • C. Aujean Lee & Andrew J. Greenlee (2020). Impacts of Multi-Scale Racial Concentration on Neighborhood Foreclosure Risk in Immigrant Gateway Metropolitan Areas. City & Community. Published, 06/2020.
  • C. Aujean Lee, Benjamin Chrisinger, Andrew J. Greenlee, Ivis Garcia Zambrana & April Jackson (2020). Beyond Recruitment: Comparing Experiences of Climate and Diversity between International Students and Domestic Students of Color in U.S. Urban Planning Programs. Journal of Planning Education and Research. Published, 03/2020.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2019). “Working towards a Better Future for Ourselves”: Neighborhood Choice of Middle-Class Latino and Asian Homeowners in Los Angeles. Journal of Urban Affairs. Published, 10/2019.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2019). Engaging Non-Citizens in an Age of Uncertainty: Lessons from Immigrant-Serving Nonprofits in Los Angeles County. Journal of the American Planning Association. Published, 06/2019.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2018). Heterogeneity in Income: Effects of Racial Concentration on Foreclosures in Los Angeles. Housing Policy Debate. Published, 08/2018.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2017). Beyond the “Haves and Have-Nots”: Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Inform Federal Data Collection Efforts of Indigenous Populations. The International Indigenous Policy Journal. Published, 10/2017.
  • C. Aujean Lee, Karna Wong & Deirdre Pfeiffer (2017). On the Front Lines of Immigrant Homeownership: Asian American Nonprofits during the Great Recession. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Published, 06/2017.
  • C. Aujean Lee (2015). Loss in Translation: Housing Agency Segmentation in the Twin Cities. AAPI Nexus Journal. Published, 09/2015.