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Kristine S. Lewis Grant - Drexel University Associate Clinical Professor for MS in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: Advanced Studies
Associate Clinical Professor

Kristine S. Lewis Grant, PhD

Education

PhD, Temple University
MA, University of Colorado-Boulder
BA, Knox College

Program Affiliation

MS, Teaching, Learning and Curriculum
EdD, Educational Leadership & Management

    Publications

    Budhai, S.S., & Grant, K.S.L. (2018). First encounters, service experiences, and parting impressions: Examining the dynamics of service-learning experiences. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 22(3), 69 – 92. Retrieved from http://openjournals.libs.uga.edu/index.php/jheoe/article/view/2095/1089

    Hill, D., Grant, K., & Stumbo, C. (2018). The recruitment and retention of teachers of color in rural and suburban contexts. In R.M. Reardon and J. Leonard (Eds.), Making a Positive Impact in Rural Places: Change Agency in the Context of School-University-Community Collaboration in Education. (pp. 59 – 78). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

    Campbell, D. B., & Grant, K. (2016). Getting the house in order: Lessons from multicultural education for principals leading today’s diverse schools. Pennsylvania Educational Leadership Journal, 35(2), 55 – 68.

    Lee, V., Lyttle, C., & Grant, K. (2014). Unpacking issues of diversity in online courses: Leading learners through a journey of change. Proceedings from Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning (pp. 33 – 38), Bethesda, MD.

    Grant, K., & Lee, V. (2014). Wrestling with issues of diversity in online courses: Reflections by preservice and inservice teachers and teacher educators. The Qualitative Report, 19(12), 1 – 25. Retrieved from http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR19/grant12.pdf

    Bornstein, J., & Grant, K. S. L. (2013). James A. Banks: A pioneer in multicultural education. In S. Totten and J. Pedersen (Eds.), Education and social issues in the 20th and 21st centuries (Volume 2). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.

    Lee, V., Grdina, M., Lyttle, C., & Lewis, K. (2013). Effective and critical use of discussion boards: Creating an online community of learning. Proceedings from Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Bethesda, MD.

    Presentations

    Grant, K., Divine, Q., Budhai, S., & Rhone, K. Counterstories of Black parent activists in urban public schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New York, NY, April 2018.

    Grant, K., Hill, D., & Stumbo, C. Creative Corridor Center for Equity’s Focus Project: Recruitment and retention of teachers of color in Iowa. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, New York, NY, April 2018.

    Grant, K., Budhai, S., Divine, Q., & Rhone, K. Active parent to parent activist: A critical review of research on parent involvement in urban schools. Paper presented at the International Conference on Urban Education, November 2016.

    Hill, D., & Grant, K. (Re)conceptualizing "urban" in the context of changing demographics in districts and schools. Paper presented at the International Conference on Urban Education, November 2016.

    Hill, D., Stumbo, C., & Grant, K. Teachers of color in rural school districts: A critical review of the literature. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL April 2016.

    Wiggins, T., Grant, K., & Bornstein, J. Multicultural education and urban school partnerships: Establishing equitable relationships. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Keystone College, La Plume, PA, April 2015.

    Grant, K., Bornstein, J., & Wiggins, T. Bridging the borders: Using multicultural education to rethink urban school partnerships. Paper presented at the International Conference on Urban Education, Montego Bay, Jamaica, November 2014.

    Grant, K., Lee, V., & Lyttle, C. Typology of learner’s journeys in online diversity courses. Paper presented at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Oxford, OH, November 2014.

    Grant, K. Collective work and responsibility: Lessons from the legacy of African American parent involvement in education. Paper presented at the Family Involvement Conference, Harrisburg, PA, October 2014.

    Lee, V., Lyttle, C., & Grant, K. Unpacking issues of diversity in online courses: Leading learners through a journey of change. Paper presented at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Bethesda, MD, May 2014.

    Grant, K., Lee, V., & Strauser, M. Building community in the online classroom: Strategies for the effective preparation of multicultural educators. Paper presented at the National Association of Multicultural Education – Pennsylvania Chapter, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

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

    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 the President 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.