Karyn Lewis

Karyn works on a diverse range of projects related to science education, educational equity, college access, and social-emotional learning and development. She has a B.S. in psychology from Montana State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in social psychology and quantitative methods.

Having experienced the transformative power of education in my own life, I am thrilled to be a part of Education Northwest and working to support educational opportunities and access for all students.

Senior Researcher-Social Emotional Learning and Equity

Areas of Work: 

Blog Posts

SEL Measurement: Why? What? How? Part 3: How?


January 25th, 2018

Part 3 of our blog series offers considerations for selecting an SEL measurement tool that works best for your needs.

SEL Measurement: Why? What? How? Part 2: What?


January 23rd, 2018

When it comes to selecting which SEL skills to measure, local priorities should guide your thinking. Part 2 in our blog series.

SEL Measurement: Why? What? How? Part 1: Why?


January 9th, 2018

SEL is critical to student success, but how do you know your supports are working? On our blog, Researcher Karyn Lewis walks you through key considerations on how to measure SEL.

Building Students’ Sense of Social Belonging as a Critical First Step


March 10th, 2016

Belonging is a fundamental human need. What strategies that educators can use to help students feel more secure in their school experiences?