Dr. Lewis earned his Ph.D. in Transnational and Comparative History at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Prior to teaching at Dixie State, Dr. Lewis taught American, European, and world history at Central Michigan University and Saginaw Valley State University. In addition, Lewis is an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church, performing marriage ceremonies for non-denominational and inter-faith couples throughout the United States. Before becoming a minister, Lewis spent several years as a self-proclaimed atheist before returning to his faith and devoting his life to inter-faith ministry.
The weekly Dixie Forum series will continue its 2012 Fall Semester slate on Tuesday, Oct. 30th, with the fifth “Great Faiths” discussion in the series, featuring a presentation on Judaism by Rabbi Felipe Goodman.
For further information on DSC’s Dixie Forum series, please contact DSC Forum advisor Assistant Professor Dr. Joel A. Lewis at 435-652-7864