Ed Kee graduated from William Penn High School in 1969, the University of Delaware with a B.S.
In 1996, he completed the requirements for a Master of Arts-Liberal Studies at the University of Delaware.
His thesis project was the 1954 School Integration Crisis in Milford. This work was published in Delaware History, the publication of The Delaware Historical Society.
He has authored or co-authored more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals. These include articles published in the fields of horticulture, vegetable science, agricultural engineering, agricultural economics, history and civil rights.
He and his wife Debbie have two grown daughters, who live in Michigan and Pennsylvania.