Chance W. Lewis, Ph.D.



   Chance W. Lewis, Ph.D. is the Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Full Professor of Urban Education in the College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Additionally, he is the Founding Executive Director of the UNC Charlotte Urban Education Collaborative which is dedicated to disseminating the next generation of research on the improvement of teaching and learning in urban schools. Dr. Lewis formerly served on the faculty at Texas A&M University and Colorado State University.  Dr. Lewis has over 100 publications including 70+ refereed journal articles in some of the leading academic journals in the field of urban education. To date, Dr. Lewis has authored/co-authored/co-edited 15 books.  Additionally, he has received over $6 million in external research funds.

   Dr. Lewis received his B.S. and M.Ed. in Business Education and Education Administration/Supervision from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Lewis completed his doctoral studies in Educational Leadership/Teacher Education from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.

   Additionally, Dr. Lewis is the President of Lewis Educational Consultants, Inc., a company that provides consulting services and mobile app solutions to businesses and non-profit organizations across the United States.