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Barb Lewis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Phone: 570-372-4185
Office Location: Fisher Hall - Rm 148
Office Hours:
3 p.m. – 4 p.m., F
3 p.m. – 4 p.m., M
4 p.m. – 5 p.m., W

Academic Credentials:
PHD, Purdue University
MS, Purdue University
BA, University of Rochester

Lewis teaches Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology: Adolescence, and Psychology of Exceptional Children and Youth, as well as sections of Principles of Psychology, Directed Research, and Independent Research. She is the faculty advisor for Study Buddy, a tutoring program designed to improve the study skills, academic achievement, attendance, self-esteem, and overall attitudes of students at the local intermediate school through exposure to positive role models. Lewis’s research interests include the effectiveness of cross-age tutoring programs, the impact of service learning on participants, and the impact of learning styles on performance. She currently is working with students on several studies of cheating behavior and moral development. She recently has presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association with student co-authors.


  • EDUC-250 Educational Psychology
  • PRDV-104 Perspectives
  • PSYC-101 Principles of Psychology
  • PSYC-238 Developmental Psychology: Childhood
  • PSYC-239 Developmental Psychology: Adolescence
  • PSYC-250 Educational Psychology
  • PSYC-252 Learning Styles and Preferences
  • PSYC-337 Psy of Exceptional Individuals
  • PSYC-421 Directed Research
  • PSYC-422 Directed Research
  • PSYC-525 Independent Research

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