Leveraging Team Diversity: New Frameworks & Research
Diverse teams are more innovative. But teams are complex systems made of people, machines, and tasks — Managing diverse teams takes skill (and knowledge). On Friday, June 3 at 10:30am, please join the Office of Research for a discussion about diversity and inclusion in team research.
Department Chair and Professor
Christian A. Felipe Endowed Chair
UC Santa Barbara
Lewis’ research on team performance and innovation is published in premier scholarly journals and has received international recognition. She teaches courses in leading people, managing diverse teams, and collaborative innovation. Lewis also has experience in technology ventures as a software engineer, product manager, and technology strategy consultant.
Lewis received her early training at Duke University, where she earned degrees in both Computer Science and Mathematics. Later she attended Carnegie-Mellon University, where she completed her M.S. in Industrial Administration, followed by her Ph.D. in Management from the University of Maryland.
Prior to joining UC Santa Barbara, Lewis was a Professor of Management and Faculty Director of the Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) in the McCombs School of Business, at the University of Texas at Austin.