The director and deputy director of the Strategic Education Initiative oversee all SEI programming and manage the student fellows. The current leadership team, Bailey Scott (Director) and Lynn Lee (Deputy Director), can be reached at strategy@princeton.edu.

R. Bailey Scott, SEI Director

Bailey ScottBailey Scott is a Ph.D. candidate studying international relations in Princeton University's Department of Politics. Her research interests include international relations, security studies, Russian politics, and U.S. foreign policy. Bailey holds an M.Phil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge (2017). Prior to her studies at Cambridge, she graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania (2016) with a B.A. in International Relations and minor in Russian Studies. In her free time, Bailey enjoys training for marathons, volunteering at her church, cooking, and reading.


Lynn Lee, SEI Deputy Director

Lynn Lee HorizontalLynn Lee is a second-year PhD student in Security Studies. Her research focuses on nuclear nonproliferation issues in Northeast Asia, such as China's influence in nuclear security institutions and North Korea's weapons development. Prior to joining Princeton, Lynn was a Yenching Scholar at Peking University where she earned a M.A. in China Studies. She holds a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.