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Edward Lee

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EdD, 2017

Ed Lee is senior director of the Alben W. Barkley Forum for Debate, Deliberation, and Dialogue at Emory University. Dr. Lee is the owner and principal creative for Converselee, LLC., which supports organizations through improved communication and collaboration strategies. He is also a regular national media commentator for U.S. presidential debates. 

Lee was formerly director of debate at the University of Alabama and won the President’s Award of Excellence from the University of California-Berkeley during his tenure as director of the Bay Area Urban Debate League.

In addition to creating organizational structures and programs that facilitate deliberation and dialogue, Lee's higher education interests include advocacy training and developing student empowerment and intercultural personhood.  

News Featuring Edward Lee

Dr. George Spencer moderated a conversation with three IHE graduates and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders who discussed how individuals and institutions can move towards racial equity in all aspects of higher education.

Ed Lee, a member of the current cohort of students in IHE’s Executive Ed.D. program, was recently quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about Emory University’s response to student demands on race issues.

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