Michael Lee brings more than 15 years of experience as an advocate, educator, writer, researcher and human services professional. For several years, he worked in community-based HIV care and prevention programming, health education, volunteer management, and fundraising both in Lansing, Mich., and Minneapolis, Minn. Michael earned his Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Minnesota and holds a B.A. in English and M.S.W. in Organizational & Community Practice from Michigan State University. He has taught social work and human service administration courses at St. Cloud State University, the University of Minnesota, and St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
Michael's interests include organizational and community practice, social welfare history and policy, leadership and fund development in the human services, health disparities among sexual minority communities, human development over the lifespan, and community-based, participatory research.