Cameron Lee has been a member of the Marriage and Family program faculty since 1986, and was part of the program's move from the School of Theology to the School of Psychology in 1987. While teaching marriage and family studies courses on the Fuller campus, he also speaks off-campus as a Family Wellness Instructor and Trainer, and as a Certified Family Life Educator. Lee’s current project is the development of the Fuller Institute for Relationship Education (FIRE), which seeks to help congregations create sustainable marriage and relationship education ministries through the low-cost training of volunteer leaders. Lee is also a teaching pastor and licensed minister in the congregation where he is a member. He teaches and preaches regularly in church settings.
Lee has been published in a variety of journals, including Family Process
, Family Relations
, the Journal of Psychology and Theology
, and the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
. He has published two books and several articles on the lives of clergy families. A third book on clergy, That Their Work May Be a Joy
, co-authored with Kurt Fredrickson, will be published in 2012. Lee and his colleague Jim Furrow are also writing a pastoral resource on premarital preparation, to be published in 2013.
His current research with the Fuller Youth Institute involves a longitudinal study of high school youth group participants transitioning to college. His most recent books are Why Psychology Needs Theology: A Radical-Reformation Perspective
(2005), co-edited with Al Dueck, Unexpected Blessing: Living the Countercultural Reality of the Beatitudes
(2004), and Beyond Family Values: A Call to Christian Virtue
(1998). Lee is a member of the National Council on Family Relations.
Lee maintains a personal blog entitled “Squinting Through Fog
,” a series of reflections on the Christian life.
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:
Family systems theory, college transition and identity, dynamics of clergy families, and marriage and family life education