Angela Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Harvard University. She is currently a Dissertation Scholar at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Her dissertation examines how gender and parenthood shape the accumulation of wealth in the United States. Other portions of her work focus on crime and criminal justice and have been published in Social Science Research and the Journal of Drug Issues. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at Harvard University. She holds a B.A. in sociology from Yale University.