Meggan Lee PhD
Deputy Superintendent of Special Populations
Massachusetts Department of Corrections
Dr. Meggan J. Lee is the Deputy Superintendent of Special Populations at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in the Massachusetts Department of Corrections where she works to implement state-level reforms that end restrictive housing in Massachusetts. Dr. Lee earned her doctorate in Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she also served as publication coordinator and academic advisor to the Education Justice Project at the Danville Correctional Center. As a researcher, Dr. Lee studies disparities in the criminal justice system, with particular attention to the impact of violence on social determinants of physical and mental health at interpersonal, community, and institutional levels.