Dr. Sean Lee

Dr. Sean Lee

Dr. Sean Lee

Senior Lecturer, Psychology


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), Singapore Management University, 2016-2020;
  • Master of Science (Psychology), Singapore Management University, 2016-2019;
  • Specialist Diploma (Statistics & Data Mining), Singapore Polytechnic, 2015-2016;
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Murdoch University, Minor: Organisational Psychology, 2012-2014

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Sean’s primary specialization is industrial and organizational psychology. His secondary specializations include emotions, well-being, and psychometrics. His studies focus on how we may enhance people's creativity as well as promote better health and overall well-being - both within and outside the workplace. Through his teaching positions held at the Singapore Management University, Prep-Zone Academy Singapore, and, presently, James Cook University Singapore, he has accumulated a wealth of teaching experiences - having taught classes consisting of demographically-diverse students from the IGCSE and IB Diploma level up to the PhD level. He is a full member of both the American Psychological Association (APA) and Singapore Psychological Society (SPS), and currently serves as Editorial Board Member at the Asian Journal of Social Psychology and Review Editor at Frontiers in Psychology (Emotion Science Section). He also conducts ad hoc peer-reviews for other notable academic journals, such as Organizational Psychology Review, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health.

Research Interests

  • Creativity (Individual and Team)
  • Emotions, Health, and Subject Well-Being
  • Psychometrics