Jovan Scott Lewis Wins David Blackwell Award

April 21, 2023

Jovan Scott Lewis

The L&S Faculty Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding L&S faculty members for their exceptional scholarship, service to the College and community, and transformational teaching. These extraordinary individuals not only embody the excellence of the College of Letters & Science, but they also serve as an inspiration to the entire campus community.

Nomination excerpt: "Jovan Lewis is electric. Both visionary and pragmatic, he has transformed the Geography department through the introduction and development of the concept of Black geographies. His teaching and scholarship have increased the number of African American students in the department, and his is an important voice on the California taskforce on reparations."

Congrats, Jovan!