Youngkhill Lee is a professor at Calvin College, teaching therapeutic recreation as well as general core courses in recreation. He has published approximately 100 articles in the topics of rehabilitation, recreation therapy, leisure, and aging.
He is an associate editor for Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Services, and Open Rehabilitation Journal. He is coauthor of a textbook entitled Inclusive and Special Recreation: Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (5th ed.).
He is a recipient of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association’s Scholarly Achievement Award (2002) and National Therapeutic Recreation Society’s Professional Research Award (1998). His research interests include posttraumatic growth, everyday life of people with physical disabilities, and Christian faith of people with disabilities.