Lewis, Michael A. | MSW | PhD

Associate Professor
Phone: (212) 396-7557
Office: 603
Email: michael.a.lewis@hunter.cuny.edu
Areas of Expertise:
Quantitative Methods
Social Policy
Civic Engagement

Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY
M.S.W., Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY

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Lewis, Michael A. “The Spending Explosion: Positional Externalities and Exponential Consumption Growth.” Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods (forthcoming).

Lewis, Michael A. Mathematics and the Hunger Games, The Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (2012).

Lewis, Michael A. What to do When the “Gold Standard” Can't be Realized: The Use of Propensity Scores as a Way to Address Attrition in Random Experiments , Sociology Study.

Lewis, Michael A. and Noguchi, Eri. My neighbors made me do it: an exploration of a neighborhood network model of activism , Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, no. 8 (August 2008).

Widerquist, Karl and Lewis, Michael A.An Efficiency Argument for the Guaranteed Income, International Journal of Environment, Workplace, and Employment, vol. 2, no. 1 (2006), pp. 21-43.


Finishing a book tentatively entitled A Second Course in Statistics for Social Workers. The book focuses primarily on regression models and extensions of regression models and how such models might be applied to address research of interest to social work researchers.

I'm the applied statistician in a study on an intervention to reduce and prevent HIV risk behaviors on the part of black men who have sex with men (black MSM). Partner organizations are:Loyola School of Social Work, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Black Men's XChange