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About Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dr. Michelle Curtain Stewart is the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Dr. Stewart received her bachelor's degree in political science from Alcorn State University, her master's in sociology and doctorate in educational leadership from Indiana University-Bloomington. She came to Lane College in 2007 as an assistant professor of sociology and was promoted to associate professor of sociology with tenure in 2014. Prior to joining Lane College, she served as executive director of the International Association for the Study of the Commons at Indiana University. In that position, she worked with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and donors to support the organization's global mission. Dr. Stewart has also served in several research roles; she was a research associate on a joint project between Indiana University, the National Institute of Mental Health and the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Choice Neighborhoods Project through the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In addition to serving as the vice president of academic affairs, Dr. Stewart is also an associate professor of sociology.
She is married to Mr. Jeffery J. Stewart.