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Kristine S. Lewis Grant, Ph.D.

Kristine Lewis Grant
Associate Clinical Professor

Program Affiliation:

M.S., Teaching, Learning and Curriculum
Ed.D., Educational Leadership & Management


Ph.D., Temple University
M.A., University of Colorado-Boulder
B.A., Knox College

Areas of Expertise:

  • Family involvement
  • Urban education
  • Multicultural education
  • Online teaching and learning
  • Qualitative research and evaluation

Research Interests:

  • Family involvement and student achievement
  • Parent organizing and urban school reform
  • Teaching and learning about multicultural education in online teacher preparation courses

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Education
    School of Education
  • Lecturer
    Bryn Mawr and Haverford College’s Bi-College Education Program (2004–06)
  • Research Associate
    Research for Action, (2004–06)
  • Training Coordinator
    Center for Social Policy and Community Development, Temple University (2000–02)
  • Research Associate
    Research for Better Schools (1999–2001)


  • Bornstein, J. & Grant, K. S. L. (forthcoming). James A. Banks: A pioneer in multicultural education. In S. Totten & J. Pedersen (Eds.), Educating about social issues in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Vol. 2). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Simms, S., Divine, Q. A., & Grant, K. S. L. Power to the parents! Organizing families in Title I schools. Proposal submitted to the annual Family Involvement Conference, Lancaster, PA (under review).
  • Lee, V., Lewis, K., Lyttle, C., & Grdina, M. (2012). Rethinking learning: Teacher educators reflect on teaching diversity online. Practitioner Inquiry Group Session at the 33rd Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lee, V., Lewis, K., Lyttle, C., & Grdina, M. (2011). Looking in the mirror: Teacher educators' reflections on the multicultural countenance of online courses (2011). Panel Presentation at the 21st Annual International Conference National Association for Multicultural Education, Chicago, IL.
  • Lewis, K. (2011). Lindy Scholars Program: An Internal Evaluation of the First Year of Program Implementation, Drexel University.
  • Lewis, K. (2009). A guide for the journey: An examination of adult support and access programs in the college application process of urban high school students. Paper presentation at the American Education Research Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Lewis, K. (2008). Partnering with parents and families to promote and support student achievement. Transition to Teaching Professional Development Session, Drexel University.
  • Lewis, K., & Hartmann, T. (2006). "We're partners in our children’s education:" Examining a university-based program’s influence on parents in an urban school. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association.
  • Gold, E., Hartmann, T., & Lewis, K. (2005). Children and families first: An evaluation of the Say Yes to Education Philadelphia program. Research for Action.