ourtland Lee, PhD, has served as a multicultural and diversity consultant both in the United States and abroad. He has conducted workshops and trainings in areas such as developing cultural competency, promoting social and educational empowerment for youth of color, facilitating cross racial dialogues, combating structural racism, and planning strategically for inclusive work and educational environments.
A higher education academic, Dr. Lee has 40 years of experience as a counselor educator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Virginia, and the University of Maryland at College Park. He has written extensively on issues of multicultural counseling and education, authoring, editing, or co-editing seven books on multicultural counseling and three books on counseling and social justice. Dr. Lee is also a nationally known expert on the educational and social issues of African American male youth and has written three books on counseling African American males. He earned his PhD at Michigan State University.