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Lee James, M.S. - Faculty

Lee  James, M.S.

Academic Statement (Return to top)

"I am interested in seeking out connections between people, academic disciplines and with the natural world. It is an honor to be involved in the process through which students realize these connections and expand their sense of the possible."



Background & Experience

Education (Return to top)

MST: Antioch/New England Graduate School

Environmental Studies: Education

Expertise (Return to top)

Lee has extensive experience as a mountaineer and has worked as a climbing guide in Colorado, Alaska and abroad. His 25 years of experience as an outdoor educator include work with therapeutic programs for at-risk youth, instructing mountaineering courses for the National Outdoor Leadership School and guiding on Denali (Mt. McKinley, AK). He is increasingly drawn to rivers and arctic environments and combines these in extended canoe expeditions in the north. Lee is committed to an interdisciplinary approach in his classes which integrate adventure, environmental studies and cultural awareness while developing technical skills in navigation, mountaineering and river travel. 

Courses taught include: Explorers and Geographers, Wilderness Exploration and Landscape Studies, Canoeing: Introduction to Expeditionary Paddling, Maps and Wilderness Navigation, Expeditionary Rivers: Arctic, International Mountain Expedition: Ecuador, Adventure Education


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