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Construction Management

Lewis Waller

Lewis Waller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Chairperson, Construction Management

Office: CBEIS 339
Phone: 443-885-4793

Curriculum Vitae


B.S., North Carolina A&T State University
M.S., North Carolina A&T State University
Ph.D., Capella University

Years at Morgan: 6


Dr. Lewis S. Waller is the Chairman and Professor at Morgan State University in the department of Construction Management. Dr. Waller has over 39 years of experience in teaching and working in the construction industry. In 1994, he started his career as a Graduate teaching assistant at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University where he later became an Assistant Professor until May 2017. Lewis’s industrial experience has primarily been in the areas of construction estimating and project management. He also worked in various capacities on several residential and commercial construction projects as well. As an educator, Dr. Waller is actively engaged in several curriculum development and assessment processes. In particular, the accreditation process associated with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Maryland Higher Education Commission, and the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) all has been very potent in enriching Dr. Waller's teaching and course management strategies, as well as enhancing his ability to implement effective student learning outcomes. Additionally, Dr. Waller has also served as the President of the Construction division ATMAE and accredited numerous programs for ACCE.

List of Professional Affiliation(s):

  • American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Associated Building & Contractor Carolina
  • Phi Kappa Phi

List of Research Interest(s):

  • Impact of Green Building,\
  • Active Learning, Service-Learning Projects for Construction Management Courses,\
  • Sustainable Workforce Development,\
  • Employability Skills
List of Classes Taught: 
  • CMGT 102 - Construction Professional Development 
  • CMGT 498 - Construction Management Internship

List of Selected Publication(s):

  • Waller, L., Foust, D.F. & amp; Panthi, K. (2019). Academic Satisfaction and Career Preparedness: An Exploratory Study on the Perceptions of Construction Management Graduates. Springer Journals. 11 th International Conference on Construction in the 21 st Century, September 9-11, London, UK.
  • Ofori-Boadu, A. & Waller, L. (2019). Professional Identity Formation and Development in HBCU Construction Students. American Society for Engineering Education. 126 th Annual Conference & Exposition
  • Panthi, K., Waller, L. & Ahmed, S.M. (2019). Residential Construction Risk Management: Does it Happen in Real Life? Springer Journals. 11 th International Conference on Construction in the 21 st Century, September 9-11, London, UK.
  • Kamm, J., Shofoluwe, M; Waller, L.; (2018). Knowledge Management for Global Competitiveness: Comparative Case Studies in Construction Industry. International Journal of Business and Management Invention. No  ( 9,  7,  pp. 52-58).   
  • Waller, L., Chukwu, I., & Panthi, K. (2018). A qualitative study of the role of social media in the construction industry. International Journal of Engineering and Science Invention. ISSN (Online)

List of Grants and/or Awards:

  • Junior Faculty Teaching and Achievement Award
  • ATL Professional Development (Grant)
  • Females in Technology Summer Boot (Grant)
  • Community Empowerment & Sustainable (Grant)
  • Cemala Foundation Youth Technology Program (Grant)
  • Neighborhood Revitalization & Micro-Enterprise Expansion Initiative (Grant)