Seminar | Chance Lewis (University of North Carolina Charlotte | Education)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
UMass Amherst | TBD

Save the date for a seminar by Chance Lewis (University of North Carolina, Charlotte | College of Education). Please note, an afternoon time is indicated, but has not yet been finalized.

Dr. Lewis is the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Urban Education and serves as Director of The Urban Education Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He leads the urban concentration of the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Lewis' special areas of interests are academic achievement of students of color in K-12 settings, recruitment and retention of Black male teachers and urban education. Dr. Lewis has over 100 refereed publications and over $6 million in external research funding.

This event is sponsored by the ISSR Scholars Program, promoting successful research and grants development for social science faculty across the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Lewis visits UMass to collaborate with ISSR Scholar Chrystal George Mwangi. This public talk is co-sponsored with the Center for Student Success Research and the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst.