J. Scott Lewis, Ph.D.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6034
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W311
Mailing Address:
W311 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

J. Scott Lewis studied Sociology at Bowling Green State University, where he specialized in social psychology and family studies. His current research interests center on biosocial processes—how human evolution influences the way in which culture is constructed and maintained. Dr. Lewis is also interested in the philosophy of social science, and best practices in teaching sociology. His publications vary widely, and include an introductory sociology text book (with Edward Brent), book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and journal articles. Dr. Lewis is currently coordinator of the Sociology program at Penn State Harrisburg.

Research Interests
Philosophy of social science
Teaching sociology
Sociobiology