Lee is a PhD student with the Environmental Studies and Design programs at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His research and professional efforts focus on collaborative storytelling for grassroots community empowerment, learning networks, and developing new models for transformative environmental education. Recent projects and positions include an analysis of the 100 Resilient Cities network as part of a multi-case research study, teaching Environmental Studies courses at Pace University, co-leading community projects in Costa Rica and Israel with The Sustainability Laboratory, and developing models for collaborative learning with the Earth Child Institute alongside rural communities in Brazil. Lee holds an MA in Environmental Conservation Education from NYU, and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Rochester. His dreams include climbing mountains all day, becoming a rock star, and helping to bridge worldwide gaps in shared understanding towards a more unified human society.