See also ResearchGate for portfolio of research work.


Lee, S., & Elliot, D. L. (2020). Re-imagining international doctoral students as diasporic academics. In U. Gaulee, S. Sharma, & K. Bista (Eds.), Rethinking education across borders – Emerging issues and critical insights on globally mobile students (pp. xx-xx). New York, NY: Springer.

Gurney, L., & Lee, S. (2019). Mobilities, pluralities, and neoliberal priorities: Considering the international student perspective to explore tensions in higher education and academic literary practice. In V. Anderson, & H. Johnson (Eds.), Migration, education and translation: Cross-disciplinary perspectives on human mobility and cultural encounters in education settings (pp. 129–142). London: Routledge.

Lee, S. (2018). The power of peer support. [Blog post], Retrieved from

Lee, S. (2018). Seeking academic help: A case study of peer brokering interactions. Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration, 2(2), 149–173.

Lee, S. (2018). Found in translation: How brokering practices support international students’ learning. Teachers and Curriculum, 18(1), 41–51.

Lee, S. (2017, December 6). International doctoral students: The potential of diasporic academics. [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Lee, S. (2017). Peer support for international doctoral students in managing supervision relationships. Journal of International Students, 7(4), pp. 1096–1103.

Lee, S. (2017). Understanding informal learning among international students through their brokering practices. TESOLANZ Journal, 25 [Special edition], pp. 13–27. Retrieved from

Lee, S. (2017). The bilingual researcher’s dilemmas: Reflective approaches to translation issues. Waikato Journal of Education, 22(2), 53–62. doi:10.15663/wje.v22i2.568

Lee, S. (2017, July 11). From PhD to professional: Seeking mentors, finding brokers. [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Lee, S. (2017), Review: Anthro Ling; Ling & Lit; Socioling: Finnegan (2015) [Review of the book Where is Language? ]. The Linguist List. Retrieved from

Lee, S. (2017), Using focused ethnography to understand brokering practices among international students, Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration, 1(2), pp. 199–218, doi: 10.1386/tjtm.1.2.199_1

Lee, S. (2017). Book Review: Exploring the Social and Academic Experiences of International Students in Higher Education Institutions. Journal of International Students, 7(1), pp. 160-162. Retrieved from

Lee, S. (2015). Review: Anthropological Ling; Discourse: Wortham, Reyes (2014) [Review of the book Discourse analysis beyond the speech event]. The Linguist List. Retrieved from

Editorial work

Reviewer for Journal of International Students, a quarterly publication on international education 

Abstract reviewer for the Adult and Tertiary SIG, NZARE (The New Zealand Association for Research in Education)