Alee Lockman graduated from Harvard College in 2010 with an AB in Government and a certificate in Health Policy. A native Montanan, Alee spent more than six years working as a communications director and policy advisor in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S Senate, as well as on two national political conventions and several nationally-targeted Congressional races. In 2016, Alee returned to Boston to pursue an MPH in Health and Social Behavior from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. While pursuing her master’s degree, she worked as a research assistant at the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness, where she conducted experimental research on psychological well-being and physical health. After graduating, Alee joined the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies as a research assistant, where she worked on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-supported Workplace and Well-Being Project. Alee's primary research interests include public opinion research, policy translation, and health communications strategies, with an emphasis on mental health issues and substance use disorders in rural America. Her training has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health.