Jeffrey Lee, Ed.D.

Jeffrey Lee, Ed.D.



Jeffrey Lee, Ed.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Lee joins the School of Education as a Professor in the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program.   Earning his doctorate and master’s degree in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University, Dr. Lee is a passionate educator and researcher who has been doing research and project work in developing countries for the last decade.  Most recently, Dr. Lee has spent time in Fiji and Nepal working with youth and technology. Before joining the Brandman University Team, Dr. Lee taught at Azusa Pacific University in the Multiple Subject Credential and Masters in Digital Teaching and Learning programs, served as the Technology Integration Coordinator and participated on the NCATE steering committee.  His desire to share his knowledge and experiences with others has led him to publish articles in the NELTA, ARCIE and IJEDUICT journals.   Co-chairing the special interest group, Information and Communication in Technology for Development, at the Comparative International Education Society conference allows him to share his research, projects and passion with others in the field.

  • Qualitative Research Methods
Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Doctorate of Education in Educational Technology Dissertation: Tensions in a Nepali Telecenter: An Ethnographic Look at Progress Using Activity Theory
Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Masters of Science in Educational Technology
University of Massachusetts
Bachelors of Science in History
Scholarly Activities


  • Lee, Jeffrey & Sparks, Paul. Three Hurdles to Technology Integration: A Case Study of Technology Integration in Bungamati, Nepal. Journal of NELTA. Fall 2013.
  • Lee, Jeffrey & Richardson, Jayson. Information and Communication Technology for Development in the FIeld of Comparative and International Education. Annual Review of Comparative and International Education. Fall 2013.
  • Lee, Jeffrey & Sparks, Paul. Sustaining a Nepali Telecenter: A case Study Using Activity Theory. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology. Spring 2014


  • Lee, Jeffrey C. (November 2013) Sustaining Himalayan Communities in Uncertain Times: How Nepalese Youth Cultivate Communities of Practice Using 21st Century Technologies. Comparative International Education Society Northeast Regional Conference. Amherst, MA.
  • Lee, Jeffrey C. (March 2013) Exploring Local Definitions of Quality in Himalayan Technology Centers, Comparative International Education Society Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Lee, Jeffrey C. and Yee-Sakamoto, Ivy (March, 2013) The 21st Century Playground: A Workshop on Digital Citizenship, Anti-bullying and Character Education, Critical Teaching in Action Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Professional Experience
Azusa Pacific University
Associate Professor
2008 – 2014
Brandman University
Adjunct Faculty
2013 – 2014
Pepperdine University
Adjunct Faculty
National University
Core Adjunct Faculty
2001 – 2007
Buena Park School District
K-6 Educator
Technology Coordinator
Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Coordinator

1998 – 2007
1998 – 2007
2003 – 2007