The CUNY J-School will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2017. There are no classes on Nov. 24, but the campus will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Glenn Lewis

  1. Professor

Glenn Lewis is director of the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree program he created for York College — where he holds the rank of professor in English.

An experienced journalist, Lewis’ work has appeared in numerous publications, including Publishers Weekly, Car & Driver, US, Seventeen, Family Weekly, and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Lewis served as editor and sole writer for the Key Documents Volume of the new Encyclopedia of Journalism, published internationally in 2009. He was also journalism and media expert for Channel 5 News.

He contributed a series of profiles to a Library Journal column called “Behind the Book.” His subjects included Walter Cronkite, Jim Lehrer, David Halberstam, and Betty Friedan.

Lewis also developed the Southside Sluggers Baseball Mysteries for Simon and Schuster and was co-founder and creative director of Book Smart Inc.

He holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from City College and a B.A. in Political Science and English from Lehman College.