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Kaleea R. Lewis

Kaleea Lewis portrait

Current Position

  • Assistant Professor
    • Department of Public Health – School of Health Professions
    • Department of Women’s and Gender Studies – College of Arts & Science

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. – University of South Carolina, Public Health – Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, 2018
  • M.S.P.H. – University of South Carolina, Public Health – Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, 2014
  • B.S. – Converse College, Biology, 2011

Research Interests

  • Social Determinants of Health – Race and Racism
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Environmental Injustice/Environmental Racism

Publications

  • Lewis, K.R., Kulkarni, S., Adams, S.A., Brandt, H.M., Lead, J.R., Ureda, J.R., Fedrick, D., Mathews, C., & Friedman, D.B. (In press). “For lack of knowledge, our people will perish”: Using focus group methodology to explore African American communities’ perceptions of breast cancer and the environment. Environment International.
  • Lewis, K.R. Robillard, A.G., Billings, D. & White, K. (2018). Differential Perceptions of a Hypothetical Sexual Assault Survivor Based on Race and Ethnicity: Exploring Victim Responsibility, Trauma, and Social Support. Journal of American College Health