Here are a few fun facts about Professor Lewis:
She attended Modesto Junior College, then transferred to San Francisco State University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in History with a Minor in Women’s Studies in 2002.
She received a Master’s Degree in United States History with an emphasis on Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in 2009, also from San Francisco State University.
Before coming to De Anza, she worked as a substitute teacher in Burlingame, CA.
She is the Department Chair for African American Studies at De Anza.
On a personal note, she loves music, photography, pop culture, and trivia game shows.
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Courses Taught at De Anza
- ICS/WMST 8: Women of Color in the USA
- ICS 9: Race and Ethnicity - Theories & Methods
- ICS 10: Introduction to African American Studies
- ICS 11: Roots of the African American Experience
- ICS/HIST 18A African American History to 1865
- ICS/HIST 18B African American History 1865 to Today
- ICS 26: Introduction to LGBT Studies
- B.A. in History; Minor in Women's Studies
- M.A. in History, United States
- Areas of Emphasis: Race/Ethnicity, African American Studies, Women of Color, LGBT Studies & 20th Century Pop Culture
- "San Francisco's Western Addition: Race, Class, Ethnicity & Urban Renewal," Master's