Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy

R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy is an Associate Professor of Sociology of Education at New York University. His research concentrates on issues of educational inequality, the role of race in contemporary society, and gender equity.

The changing national and international landscape necessitate deeper, more sustainable, and meaningful engagement conversations and research. Through his writing, speaking, and commentary his work analyzes some of the most pressing issues facing the African Diaspora. With specializations in race and ethnic relations, his research and activism grapple with the areas of education, youth culture, and public policy.

His commentary has been featured in media outlets such as US World News Report, National Public Radio, Ebony, theRoot.com, TheGrio.com and the Detroit Free Press.