Michele K. Lewis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Michele K. Lewis, Ph.D.

Psychological Sciences
Coltrane Hall, Rm. 203
(336) 750-2627 (p)
(336) 750-8650 (f)

lewismi@wssu.edu
Curriculum Vitae



Biography


Michele K. Lewis, Ph.D. has been a member of the WSSU faculty since the Fall of 2007. During her graduate studies, she was trained as a biopsychologist. Currently she writes, researches, and teaches in psychology with attention to liberation psychologies, and advocates for the application of psychology to serve public interests. She uses intersectional, interdisciplinary, and cultural approaches to understand human thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Howard University
  • M.S., Howard University
  • B.S., Old Dominion University

Research and Projects Interests:

  • Gender expression and cognitions
  • LGBT people of African descent; critical history of psychology
  • Identity

Selected Publications:


LGBT Psychology Book Cover


Books

Lewis, M. K. & Isiah Marshall Jr. (2012). LGBT Psychology: Research perspectives and people of African descent. New York: Springer.

Lewis, M. K. (2002). Multicultural health psychology: Special topics acknowledging diversity. New York: Allyn and Bacon.

 Multicultural health psychology: Special topics acknowledging diversity book cover


BOOK CHAPTERS

Lewis, M. K. (in press). Heterosexual masculinity, the self, and social needs: The homicidal hazing of Robert Champion. In S. C. Howard (Ed.). Critical Articulations of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation (pp. 199-214). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Howard, S. C. & Lewis, M. K. (2011). African American Lesbians Watching "The L Word": Audience Research. In T. G. Morrison, M. A. Morrison, M. A. Carrigan, & D. T. McDermott (Eds.) Sexual Minority Research in the New Millennium (pp. 107-126). Haupagge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

ARTICLES

Follins, L., Walker, J. & Lewis, M. K. (2014). Resilience in Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals: A critical review of the literature. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 18(2), 190-212.

Case, K. A. & Lewis, M. K. (2012). Teaching intersectional LGBT psychology: Reflections from historically Black and Hispanic serving universities. Psychology and Sexuality, 3, 1-17. doi: 10.1080/19419899.2012.700030

Lewis, M. K. (2011). Sensitivities: Emotion work and resulting personal effects in researching black lesbians. Journal of Lesbian Studies, Special Issue: Lesbians of African Descent: Contemporary Perspectives, 15, 31-39. doi: 10.1080/10894160.2010.508406

Lewis, M. K. & Lee, A. K. (2009). Critical consciousness in introductory psychology: A historically black university context. Pedagogy and the Human Sciences, 1 (1), 50-60. 

Lewis, M. K. (2008). Inviting respect for social justice. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 12 (2).

BOOK REVIEWS

Lewis, M. K. (2014). Liberatory practices amid lingering oppression. [Review of the book Butch queens up in pumps: Gender, performance, and ballroom culture in Detroit]. PsycCRITIQUES, 59(11) Article 9.

Lewis, M. K. (2007). Where it stands: Health and sexual minorities. [Review of the book The health of sexual minorities: Public health perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations]. PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 52 (44).

INSTRUCTORS' MANUAL

Lewis, M. K. (2007). Instructor’s Manual with Tests, History of Psychology: globalization, ideas, and applications 1e, Lawson, R. B., Graham, J. E. & Baker, K. M. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

Additional Information:

  • Teaching
  • Service and Professional Memberships


  • FALL 2014 COURSES AND OFFICE HOURS

    Teaching Methods

    PSY 3310 DRUGS, ADDICTION, BEHAVIOR (6pm-7:15pm, TR)

    PSY 4336 HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY (11am-12:15pm, TR)

    OFFICE HOURS (COLTRANE 203): MWF 9am-3pm or by appointment



    Curitiba Bookstore

    ·  Member, Association of Psychological Science

    ·  Member, National Women's Studies Association

    ·  Member, American Psychological Association

    ·  Division 2 Teaching of Psychology (APA)

    ·  Division 44 LGBT Society (APA)

    ·  Member, WSSU International Programs Committee

    ·  Co-Advisor to Psychology Club

    ·  Serving as chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences effective August 2014

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