Dr. Joan Lewis
Social Work Program Director

Associate Professor



Professional Education
  • Ph.D. - Human Development, Marywood University, Scranton, PA - 2009
  • MSW - Social Work, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA - 1974
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts, Marywood University, Scranton, PA - 1972

 
Academic Appointments

  • Social Work Program Director - Alvernia University, 2012 - Present
  • Associate Professor - Alvernia University, 2010 - Present
  • Dean of Continuing Studies - Alvernia University, 2009 - 2010
  • Dean of Graduate & Continuing Studies - Alvernia University, 2002 - 2009
  • Dean of Professional Programs - Alvernia University, 1999 - 2002
  • Adjunct Graduate Instructor - Marywood University, 1999 - 2002
  • Chair of Division of Human Services - Alvernia University, 1996 - 1999
  • Chair of Social Work Program - Alvernia University, 1986 - 1996
  • Associate Professor of Social Work - Alvernia University, 1981 - Present
 
Presentations
  • Leadership Berks, Reading PA, September 2006
  • 5th International Conference on New Direction in the Humanities, Paris France, July 2007
 
Publications
  • Book Chapter - Lewis, J. (1996). Margie Profit. In B. F. Shearer & B.S. Shearer (Eds). Notable women in the life sciences, a bibliography dictionary. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society