Faculty Coordinator, Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) Leadership Program
3571 Sangren Hall
EdD, Educational Leadership, Eastern Michigan University
MA, College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University,
BA, English, Arizona State University
Ramona Meraz Lewis is an Assistant Professor and Faculty Coordinator in in Higher Education and Student Affairs in the Educational Leadership, Research and Technology Department, College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University. She earned an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University, an M.A. from Bowling Green State University, and a B.A. from Arizona State University. Dr. Lewis teaches course in the HESA program including: foundations of student affairs, administration and assessment of college environments, intervention skills, the master’s seminar, capstone, and also supervises field experiences. Dr.Lewis’ research interests focus on the experiences of full-time student affairs professionals who serve as part-time faculty; college student learning and development, with a special emphasis on the 50-plus learner; and interpretive qualitative research methods. Prior to joining WMU, Dr. Lewis served in a variety of administrative student and academic affairs positions in: residence life, student activities, first-year experience, new student orientation, academic advising, and academic support services, and faculty development.