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Marcus Lewis


Experience and Interests


  • Associate Lecturer/Global Affiliate Scholar, UW-Stevens Point (2020-present)
  • Faculty, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Madison Area Technical College (2020-present)
  • Facilitator, Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, Various K-12 Districts (2018-present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Business Division, Western Technical College (2016-2018)

Research Interests

  • Equity and Diversity in Education
  • Effective Dissertation and Scholarly Writing
  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
  • Qualitative Research



  • Member of the Grand Chute Lions Club (2021-present)
  • Badger Boys State (2021-present)
  • Chair and Member of the Ho-Chunk Nation Institutional Review Board (2019-present)
  • Member and Former President of the Black River Falls Lions Club – Black River Falls, Wis. (2016-2020)
  • Member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (2003-present)

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

John Adams

Best advice you ever received?

“Don’t quit. Quitting gets easier the more you do it. You’ll quit, and you’ll quit, and one day you’ll look back and all you’ve ever done is quit.”

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A film composer.

Favorite Quote?

“So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it’s gratifying to have something you have done linger in people’s memories.” – John Williams

One thing about your school that you are most proud of?

Remote option for Ed.D. students, diverse faculty and affiliate scholars from across the country, and future-focused.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

I love dynamic engagement with doctoral students whether it’s discussing their thoughts about an assignment or their dissertation. I learn more from them than they likely do from me.

A piece of advice for students in your school?

Always work to refine your craft. The kids deserve great teachers.

Marcus Lewis
Global Affiliate Scholar - Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
Faculty - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Research Director - Institute for Equity and Transformational Change at Madison Area Technical College


Ed.D. in Career and Technical Education
UW-Stout, 2018

M.M. in Wind Band Conducting
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2010

B.M. in Music History and Literature
UW-Stevens Point, 2007