Daniel B. Lee is a native of California. He double majored in Sociology and the Humanities at Cal State, Chico. His doctoral work was completed in Sociology at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, an interdisciplinary institution at Syracuse University. Dr. Lee earned tenure at Pennsylvania State University, where he taught for ten years prior to joining the faculty at CSUCI. He has enjoyed teaching as a visiting professor at a number of universities; two years at Dartmouth College, a summer at Pepperdine University, and three semesters at the University of Munich, in Germany.
Dr. Lee’s research is focused on organizations, culture, and community studies. He is the author of two books, Old Order Mennonites: Rituals, Beliefs, and Community and Observing Society: Meaning, Communication, and Social Systems (with Achim Brosziewski). He publishes articles on topics such as race and ethnicity, organizational leadership, music, systems theory, service learning, and ethnography. Dr. Lee is married and has three children.