Sarah Lee PhD

Director, School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi

Sarah joined the faculty at Mississippi State University (MSU) in 2011 after a 19-year career at FedEx Corporation, and she currently serves as Assistant Department Head in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE). In 2013, she co-founded the Bulldog Bytes outreach program which has delivered CS and cybersecurity informal learning activities to K-12 students and teachers. She is on the board of directors for the Mississippi Coding Academies, a novel, state-supported, emerging workforce development program. Sarah is a co-pi on the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program at MSU, and provides leadership to cybersecurity degree and curriculum development in CSE. In 2019, she was recognized by the Mississippi Business Journal as Top in Tech for her work in broadening participation in computing.