Lee Grehan, Ed.D.

Assistant Director and Research Associate Professor
901.678.2281 | agrehan@memphis.edu

Dr. Lee Grehan received his Ed.D. in Higher and Adult Education from The University of Memphis. Dr. Grehan also holds dual Master's degrees in Public Administration with an emphasis in policy evaluation and Independent Studies with an emphasis in manpower economics. His academic research has focused on Tennessee community colleges, specifically in the areas of outcome measurement and economic and community development. Dr. Grehan specializes in economic policy and program evaluation, labor market analysis, and workforce development and training. He coordinates administration of all SBBER projects with sponsor organizations.

Before joining the SBBER, Dr. Grehan managed public human resource development programs for DeSoto County in Mississippi and for the City of Memphis and Shelby County in Tennessee. As a manager, Dr. Grehan focused on the analysis of labor force preparedness needs and the development of education and training programs to assist workforce transitions.