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Dr. Christopher Lee serves as Director for AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center. In this capacity, he oversees a wide range of educational projects, with emphasis on technology services, products and research. Dr. Lee has been an advocate and pioneer in promoting social entrepreneurship to benefit humankind and further strive for sustainable social change in the field of disabilities.
His work has centered on the innovation of new models and techniques to support accessible electronic information in corporate, governmental and nonprofit entities. Dr. Lee is also a nationally recognized advocate, author, speaker, principal investigator and leader in the fields of learning disabilities and adaptive technology. He has been featured on CNN, National Public Radio and in newspaper articles picked up by the Associated Press. In 2003, The National Rehabilitation Association awarded Dr. Lee the W.F. Faulkes Award for his contributions towards increasing knowledge in the field of rehabilitation. He was highlighted in Microsoft Accessible Technology for Everyone, a Microsoft video and publication, during the same year. In 2004, Dr. Lee was recognized in The Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of 50 of Atlanta’s promising young stars. In 2007, he was featured in the PBS series A Chance to Read, hosted by Molly Ringwald, which highlights new strategies driven by emerging research that shows what’s happening across the country to help children with disabilities find success. In 2009, Dr. Lee was awarded the AccessText Network by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for being a key contributor in Georgia. In 2013, Dr. Lee received a national service award from the Learning Disability Association of America. Dr. Lee, a college athlete, was recruited to the University of Georgia on a swimming scholarship, where he was co-captain of the UGA swim team in 1989.