Dr. Kristen Lee, EdD, LICSW

Dr. Kristen Lee
Lead Faculty for Behavioral Science, Northeastern University

Dr. Kristen Lee, EdD, LICSW, known as “Dr. Kris” is an internationally-recognized award- winning author, clinician, researcher, educator, speaker and activist with over twenty years of experience. As the Lead Faculty for Behavioral Science at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Kris’s research and teaching interests include individual and organizational well-being and resilience, particularly for marginalized and underserved populations. She is the author of RESET: Make the Most of Your Stress, Winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards Motivational Book of 2015, and Mentalligence: A New Psychology of Thinking: Learn What it Takes to Be More Agile, Mindful and Connected in Today's World. She is a regular contributor for Thrive Global and Psychology Today. Her work has been featured on HuffPost, Ted, NPR and CBS radio. Her TedX talk, The Risk You Must Take has over 309K views.