Linda S. Lee is a Purdue University Professor in the Department of Agronomy; Program Head for the Ecological Sciences & Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program; and Courtesy Faculty in Environmental Ecological Engineering. She joined the faculty at Purdue in 1993 with degrees in chemistry (BS), environmental engineering (MS) and soil chemistry/contaminant hydrology (PhD) from the University of Florida.
Her group researches environmental fate processes and contaminant remediation in various media for use in mitigating contamination and management decision tools in industrial and agricultural settings. She is well published in top-tier environmental journals and has served on national and international advisory groups addressing water quality issues, fair land-applied biosolid policies, and predicting chemical risk. Her research over the past 15 years has focused primarily on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances and organic endocrine disrupting chemicals of emerging concern.