Sheri Lewis


FacultyAfrican American and African Studies

Assistant Professor – Tenure System


Dr. Sheri K. Lewis is an Assistant Professor in the African American and African Studies department. Dr. Lewis received her doctorate in Educational Policy Studies and Organizational Leadership with a Graduate Certificate in Gender and Women studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. As a Black girlhood scholar, she incorporates arts based research as creative interventions to magnify Black girls as cultural producers. Dr. Lewis is currently teaching Black feminisms past, present and future and Communities and Actions.


AAAS 200: Black feminism past, present, future


Lewis, S.K. (2019). Pushing the limits in Black girl centered research: Exploring the methodological possibility of Melt Magazine in Aria Halliday (Eds.)

The Black Girlhood Studies Collection: Imagining Worlds for Black Girls (pp. 157-179). Toronto, Ontario: Women’s Press.