Dr.Sharon Heijin Lee is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, whose research agenda explores the imperial routes that culture and media travel. In addition to her book manuscript, The Geopolitics of Beauty, which maps the discursive formation of plastic surgery in South Korea, Asia, and Asian America, Lee is co-editing two anthologies: From Bollywood to Hallyuwood: Mapping the Affect of Power and Pleasure Across Pop Empires, forthcoming in 2016 from University of Hawaii Press, and Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia.