Janet Lewis

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Phone: (814)641- 3682
Email: lewis@juniata.edu
Office: Good Hall 208
Office Hours: [Hours]
Personal Website: http://faculty.juniata.edu/lewis/

Biography

Professor Lewis came to Juniata in 1970 from Villanova University with an A.B. from Wilson College and an M.A. from Bryn Mawr College. She has published two in-house publications, 'Theories of Ethics' and 'Logic and Language' to complement her teaching.

She has special interest in issues that have particular relevance to women: date rape, spouse abuse & women, child care & careers. In addition, she serves as the 'philosopher in residence' on the joint College-J.C. Blair Hospital medical ethics committee and on several campus committees. She was awarded the Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award in 1991.

Off campus, professor Lewis is a nationally known dog trainer and expert on the effects of positive reinforcement on animal behavior. She writes a monthly training column for the national publication Front & Finish.