Wayne D. Lewis is an Assistant Professor and Principal Preparation Program Chair in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies at the University of Kentucky, a Faculty Co-Editor of the Kentucky
Journal of Higher Education Policy and Practice, and a Co-Director of the Kentucky P20 Education Policy and Law Lab. He currently serves as a board member for Kentuckians Advocating Reform in
Education (KARE). Wayne completed a bachelors degree at Loyola University New Orleans, a masters degree at The University of Akron, post-graduate coursework at University of New Orleans, and a PhD at
North Carolina State University.