David Lewis has a BA in History form Carleton College, an MLS from Columbia, two certificates of advanced study in librarianship, one from Columbia University and one from the University of Chicago. He has worked at SUNY Farmingdale, Hamilton College, Franklin and Marshall College, Columbia University, University of Connecticut. He came to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis in 1993 as the Head of Public Services and has been the Dean of the University Library since 2000. Mr. Lewis has written on reference services, management of libraries, and scholarly communication. He is professionally active on the state and national levels. In addition, he is a masters swimmer and enjoys cooking, scuba diving, and traveling to parts of the world where red wine is made.