Courtland C. Lee was born in Philadelphia, PA. He has taught at a number of universities including The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, and University of Maryland. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of seven books on multicultural counseling and three books on counseling and social justice. He is also the author of three books on counseling African American males. In addition, he has published numerous book chapters and articles on counseling across cultures. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, travelling, reading historical fiction and mysteries. He is also a devoted fan of the Washington, DC NFL team.