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She previously worked at Southampton University as a lecturer, and then as research fellow. She has written numerous articles on health-related issues, including abortion, reproductive technologies, infant feeding, post-natal depression and men’s health.
Ellie Lee is the author of Abortion, Motherhood, and Mental Health: Medicalizing Reproduction in the US and Britain (Aldine Transaction 2003). She is also the co-ordinator of Pro-Choice Forum.
Ellie Lee is a strong advocate of abortion rights. In October 2007 she gave evidence to the parliamentary Science and Technology Select Committee on women's need for abortion after the first trimester. She is involved in the work of the Institute of Ideas, and is a frequent guest in debates on the BBC Radio 4 programme Woman's Hour.