Erin Lewis Interim Executive Director, Center for Innovation & Change
Erin Lewis joined the Center for Innovation and Change as its associate director in June 2015. Prior to joining the Center, she served as former United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Director of Outreach at iCivics, directing its national field networks, communications and partnerships. She also served as a Research Assistant at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, Indiana’s Director of Civic Education for six years, and is a former United States Marine, having completed Officer Candidate School in Quantico. She obtained her Masters of Public Affairs in Policy Analysis with Honors from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. While there, she helped create the Center for Civic Literacy, and completed IU’s rigorous Oxford University summer program in England, which studied climate change from an interdisciplinary lens. In 2013, she was one of only three graduate students to receive the William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion for service to the community. She serves as UE’s Ballroom Club Advisor, and is a proud UE alumna – having received her B.S. in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Evansville in 2001.