Amy L. Lewis

Amy L. Lewis

Amy L. Lewis

Associate Professor

International Education; Intercultural Learning; East Asia-U.S. Relations

Amy Lewis, Ed.D., is an associate professor of humanities for INTO George Mason University and affiliate faculty for the Higher Education Program in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her specialties include international education, intercultural learning, and East Asia-U.S. relations. She is currently on a teaching assignment at Mason Korea.  

With nearly two decades of experience in the public higher education and government sectors, Dr. Lewis has worked in the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, and Hong Kong. She was the recipient of a Fulbright award to Taiwan. Amy believes that interdisciplinary collaborations within the university community and engaging with the world contribute not only to intellectual capacity but to relationships with one another and the betterment of society.  

Dr. Lewis is an active leader in education professional associations including serving on boards for NAFSA’s Embassy Dialogue Committee on Education (EDC); Society of Intercultural Education, Training, and Research in the U.S. (SIETAR-USA); and the Fulbright Association National Capital Area Chapter. 

Courses Taught

INYO 101: Transition Support for International Students

INYO 105: American Cultures

INYO 504: Graduate Transitions for International Students

INYO 508: Special Topics Intercultural Dialogues

HE 645: The Contemporary College Student

HE 713: The Internationalization of Higher Education

HE 797: Higher Education Capstone


Ed.D., University of California Santa Barbara, Educational Leadership

Understanding Heritage and Ethnic Identity Development through Study Abroad: The Case of South Korea. [Doctoral Dissertation, University of California Santa Barbara]. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Recent Presentations

Lewis, A. & Flores, V. (2021, July). Intercultural learning among international students in the U.S. [Conference session]. EducationUSA Forum.

Kessler, K. & Lewis, A. (2021, March). Designing programs for access, excellence and engagement: Mason International Collaborative [Conference session]. AshokaU Exchange hosted by George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

Adams, L., Carvalho, R. & Lewis, A. (2021, February). Internationalization in higher education, international student concerns, and the impacts of federal regulations & COVID [Conference session]. Southern Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers.

Lewis, A. & Guingab, T.A. (2020, October). Faculty learning community on student digital portfolios [Conference session]. GMU Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference, Fairfax, Virginia.

Biddle, J., Larson, C., Lewis, A., & Scott, S. A. (2019, January). Destination Mason: campus internationalization in action. University Life Student Success Symposium [Conference session]. George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

Lewis, A. (2019, March). Teaching case studies on academic integrity for international students [Conference session]. International Center for Academic Integrity Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.