Dr. Lee applies geospatially based analyses and visualization to community decision-making processes for land use planning primarily at the watershed/landscape scale in his research and his teaching. He is also interested in understanding how to connect people to decisions made at the site scale to water quality and watershed processes. He is responsible for teaching five courses including the capstone studio which provides a service-learning experience for undergraduate students. The studio often focuses on providing watershed based land use planning assistance to communities in Kentucky. Prior to starting as an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky in 2003, his graduate research focused on the form and function of community watershed organizations and their capacity building efforts in watershed management. His formal education consists of a B.S. of Landscape Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Regional Planning and a Master of Liberal Arts (Landscape Ecology) from the University of Pennsylvania. He returned to Penn State to complete his formal education in the School of Forest Resources - Center for Watershed Stewardship.