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Steve Lee is the Graduate Diversity Officer for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related programs at UC Davis. His current work focuses on strengthening graduate education through diversity, by increasing the recruitment and retention of graduate students from underrepresented minority groups. Previously, he was the assistant director of a graduate diversity program at Northwestern University, and served on the faculty of Wheaton College and Roosevelt University. He earned a BS in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.