Keegan Lee
Author, Public Speaker, Tech Ethicist

Keegan Lee is a first-year honors student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Psychology and Neuroscience. She is the author of “60 Days of Disconnect” with Dr. Bilal Ghandour, Ph.D., founder of a global mental health campaign, curriculum creator for both Gen-Z and parents and educators. She is currently serving on the youth boards at Mental Health America and The American Academy of Pediatrics. She has worked with several organizations such as the Log Off Movement, Look Up, and Young People’s Alliance where she has written several mental health articles, hosted podcasts, and led projects. Additionally, she works in a nationally recognized lab at UNC - The Winston Center for technology use and brain development where she is analyzing the effects of social media on a developmental level. She has received grant funding and mentorship from Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” to travel the world teaching the youth about how to build a more humane digital world. Keegan hopes to eventually receive a Ph.D. In Clinical Psychology and will always be keen to support digital wellness for all generations.

Bilal Ghandour, Ph.D.

Bilal Ghandour, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Elon University and practices as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Pediatric and Family Behavioral Health in Charlotte, NC. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields of anxiety and personality disorders. At Elon, he also helps the cross country, track, and golf athletes improve their performances through enhancing their psychological strengths. Born and raised in Lebanon, Bilal Ghandour speaks fluent French and Arabic. He moved to the United States with his wife in 2000 where he permanently resides. He has an 18-year-old son and two cats.

Summary Of The Book

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, 16-year-old Keegan Lee reflects on her cathartic decision to delete social media for 60 days and journal the experience through her thoughts, feelings, and emotions. A psychological perspective written by Dr. Bilal Ghandour, follows Keegan’s personal journey to explain the causes and deeper meaning behind her behaviors and mental processes. Both authors hope to raise awareness for using social media in a more responsible, healthy way that impacts the world for the greater good. In addition, the authors hope to provide a deeper understanding of the “why” behind universal human behaviors.