Lee Phillips, PhD
Director of the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship & Creativity Office
Lee Phillips joined UNCG in August 2013 as Director of the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office. He has a strong commitment to student learning through faculty engagement, especially as it involves undergraduates in research and/or creative inquiry. Lee earned the B.S. and M.S. in Geology from UNC Wilmington. After a brief teaching interlude at Western State Colorado University, he attended the University of Iowa to earn the Ph.D. in Geoscience. Lee helped develop the undergraduate research program at UNC Pembroke, where he was also an Associate Professor of Geology prior to joining UNCG. He serves as an Executive Board member and Chair of the Geosciences Division for the Council on Undergraduate Research, an international faculty development organization. He also chairs the UNC System Undergraduate Research Program Directors Consortium.
Areas of focus: Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity
Expertise: Research Skills and Competencies