Edith Lewis

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Associate Professor Emerita of Social Work and Women's Studies

Office Location(s): 3688 SSWB
Phone: 734.763.6257
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  • Fields of Study
    • Women of Color
    • Families of Color
    • Ethnoconscious Interventions
  • About

    Edith A. Lewis, M.S.W., Ph.D. is Associate Professor Emerita of Social Work and Women's Studies. She has taught in the areas of cultural competence in interpersonal practice, family relationships, group process, behavioral theories and interventions, international social work, and community and social systems practice. Her publications include two texts, Empowering Practice with Women of Color (Co-Edited with Lorraine Gutierrez, Columbia University Press, 1999);and Multicultural Teaching in the University (Co-Edited with David Schoem, Linda Frankel, and Ximena Zuniga, Praeger, 1993), and several scholarly articles. Courses: S.W. 701 International Social Work Practice S.W. 620 Contemporary Cultures in the United States S.W. 697 Community and Social Systems

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Social Welfare, 1985, University of Wisconsin, Madison M.S.W., Social Work, 1975, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities B.A., Social Work/Afro-American Studies, 1973, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities