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Education

Jan Lewis

Professor of Education

Jan Lewis Profile Photo
Phone:
Office:
Hauge Administration Building
  • Professional
  • Personal

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Associate Provost for Curriculum
  • Associate Provost for Undergraduate Programs

Education

  • Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction/Reading, Language Arts, University of Oregon, 1989
  • M.A.T., Lewis & Clark College, 1979
  • B.A., Elementary Education/English, University of Oregon, 1976

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Literacy Education
  • Literacy & Culture
  • Children's and Adolescent Literature

Books

  • Building a Knowledge Base in Reading co-authored with Jane Braunger - 2nd edition, (International Reading Association, 2005) : View Book
  • Using the Knowledge Base in Reading: Teachers at Work : July 1999 co-authored with Jane Braunger, (International Reading Association, 1999) : View Book

Biography

Dr. Jan Lewis came to PLU in 1989. Her areas of interest include best practices in reading and writing instruction, children’s and adolescent literature, and the anthropological considerations of the roles and applications of language and literacy. She has taught a wide range of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is the co-author, with Dr. Jane Braunger, of Building a Knowledge Base in Reading (1997, 2005). In 2008, Dr. Lewis was appointed to the position of Associate Provost for Curriculum.