Dr. Lewis came to UALR in 1991 and holds a Ph.D. from the College of William and Mary. She serves as the Graduate Coordinator for Masters in Public History program., a Master’s degree program designed to provide students with the ability to perform the research and writing of a traditional historian and the applied skills to work in a museum, archive, or cultural resource management setting.
Select Publications and Projects
“Implementing Brown v. Board in Arkansas,” Charles C. Bolton and Brian Daugherity, eds. With All Deliberate Speed 2008
“’I am left alone to struggle in a cold and selfish world’: The Settlement Experiences of Women in the Lower Mississippi Valley” in Louisiana Purchase and its Peoples: Perspectives from the New Orleans Conference 2004.
“‘Build a Museum and They will Come’: The Creation of the Central High Museum and Visitor Center,” The Public Historian 2000
Artisans in the North Carolina Backcountry 1995
“Life Interrupted: The Japanese American Experience in World War II Arkansas”