Lillian Lee has been named a Cornell Institute for the Social Sciences (ISS) Faculty Fellow for the Fall 2008 semester. Her project title is, "The verbal end: Interactions between computational textual analysis and the social sciences".

The primary purpose of this new in-residence program is to nurture the careers of Cornell University's most promising assistant and associate faculty members in the social sciences. The program is also designed to promote an environment of intellectual exchange and an appreciation for interdisciplinary scholarship.

All fellows are provided with an office at the ISS and are awarded a research grant.