Jocelyn Lee was born in Naples, Italy and received her BA in philosophy and visual arts from Yale University, and her MFA in photography from Hunter College. She taught at the Maine College of Art from 1993–2001, and Princeton University from 2003–2012. Lee has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York magazine, Real Simple, Harpers, Snoeks, DoubleTake, Photo Raw and others; her works are in numerous public and private collections, including Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France; The List Center at MIT, Cambridge, MA; The Museum Fokwang, Essen, Germany; The Portland Museum of Art; Portland, ME; The Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO; and The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. She is represented by Huxley-Parlour Gallery in London, and Flatland Gallery in Amsterdam. Her third monograph, Sovereign, will be published in the Fall of 2020 and focuses on nudes of women over 60 years old. Dr April Watson of The Nelson Atkins Museum will contribute an essay to the book.