Kristine S. Lewis Grant is Associate Clinical Professor of Multicultural and Urban Education. Before joining Drexel’s faculty in 2006, she was a Research Associate with Research for Action. Presently, Dr. Grant is a Visiting Research Fellow with West Wind Education Policy, Inc. In conjunction with this work, she and Dr. Deanna Hill were awarded an AERA Education Service Research Practice Grant to examine the recruitment and retention of teachers of color in several school districts in Iowa. In a separate endeavor, Dr. Grant leads a research team to examine African American family involvement in urban public schools. She has published articles in Sociology of Education, Journal of Research in Education, Children, Youth, and Environments, and The Qualitative Report. She co-authored with Dr. Jodi Bornstein (Arcadia University) a chapter on James Banks that appears in the second volume of Educating in Social Issues in the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Dr. Grant is Vice President/President Elect of the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education. She is also a founding member of Drexel’s Lindy Scholars Program. She continues to coordinate programming for families and teachers in affiliated schools. In addition, Dr. Grant is an inaugural co-chair (with Dr. Vera Lee) and current member of the Critical Conversations in Urban Education Series in Drexel’s School of Education. She serves as a member of several advisory groups including the EdD Advisory Council, Lindy Scholars Program, Parent Power, and Stories to Grow By.
Dr. Grant teaches courses in multicultural education, teacher preparation, research design, and qualitative research methods. She mentors doctoral students and supervises dissertation research projects.
She resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband.