Ramona Lewis

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Ramona Lewis
Faculty Specialist II, Educational Leadership in Higher Education (on sabbatical 2019-2020) and Program Coordinator
(269) 387-3883
3571 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5283
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Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5283 USA
  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Eastern Michigan University
  • M.A., College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
  • B.A., English, Arizona State University

Dr. Ramona Meraz Lewis is the faculty coordinator in the higher education and student affairs (HESA) leadership concentration in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University. She earned an Ed.D. in educational leadership from Eastern Michigan University, an M.A. from Bowling Green State University, and a B.A. from Arizona State University. Lewis teaches courses in the HESA program including: foundations of student affairs, administration and assessment of college environments, intervention skills, the master’s seminar, capstone, and also supervises field experiences. Lewis’ research interests focus on the experiences of full-time student affairs professionals who serve as part-time faculty; college student learning and development, with a special emphasis on the 50-plus learner; and interpretive qualitative research methods. Prior to joining WMU, Lewis served in a variety of administrative student and academic affairs positions in: residence life, student activities, first-year experience, new student orientation, academic advising, academic support services, and faculty development.