Dr. Lee Cartwright is the Dean of the College of Health, Human Services, and Science and teaches Organic, Quantitative, Nuclear, and Environmental Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Ashford University Clinton campus. He is a native of North Carolina and came to Ashford University in 2009 after serving 18 years as Associate Professor at Texas A&M University in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. At Texas A&M, he was a member of the Graduate Faculties of Nutrition, Food Technology, Genetics, and Poultry Science. Before his tenure at Texas A&M. he was a Research Leader and Laboratory Director for the USDA, Agricultural Research Service, for eight years and a Research Physiologist with the ARS in Athens, Georgia for two years. Dr. Cartwright has numerous research publications in his areas of expertise and has received national and regional recognition for his work. He earned an Associate of Science degree from College of the Albemarle at Elizabeth City, North Carolina and a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and PhD from North Carolina State University at Raleigh. He also earned an MBA from Salisbury University in Maryland.