Academics: Faculty

Andrea D. Lewis, Ph.D.

Chair and Assistant Professor

Education Studies Program
350 Spelman Lane
P.O. Box 63
Atlanta, GA 30314
Office: 404-270-5981


Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Ph.D.,  Early Childhood Education; May 2012

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
M.S.: Early Childhood Education; August 1998

Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Arts: Child Development; May 1996


  • Orientation to Education
  • Preschool and Primary Curriculum
  • English Language Arts and Social Studies Methods
  • Introduction to Global Education

Research Interests 

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Urban Education
  • History of Education
  • Social Class in Schools 

Working Papers/Research 

“Crossing Boundaries: Exploring black middle and upper class preservice teachers’ perceptions of teaching and learning in high poverty urban schools”

“Politics, implementation, and impact: How did the implementation of Brown v. Board of Education affect the Atlanta Public Schools?”