Chris Lewis is a high school history teacher at Mountain View High School in El Monte, CA. He has spent fourteen years teaching in the English and Social Science Departments. Currently, Chris is a TOSA supporting English Learners.
He earned his Ph.D. in Education (Culture and Curricular Studies) at Chapman University (Orange, CA). His dissertation, titled "The Spaces Between Dystopia and Utopia: Youth Perspectives on Identity, Education, and Resistance", is a participatory action research study exploring youth identity, power, and resistance with a group of students as they read, interpreted, and analyzed contemporary young adult dystopian fiction.
Chris actively presents at academic conferences and is a member of several academic organizations including the American Education Research Association, the National Council for Teachers of English, the National Association for the Social Sciences, and the California Council for the Social Sciences. His research interests include: