Andrew W. Lewis

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Andrew W. Lewis
Born Andrew Wells Lewis
Savannah, Georgia
Residence Springfield, Missouri
Education MA (University of Chicago), PhD (Harvard)
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Occupation Professor of History
Years active 1973–present
Employer Missouri State University
Known for Research in medieval Europe and the Renaissance
Notable work Royal Succession in Capetian France: Studies on Familial Order and the State (1981)
Awards MacArthur Fellowship, (1984)
John Nicholas Brown Prize, best first book in any area of medieval studies, Medieval Academy of America, (1985)

Andrew W. Lewis is an American historian and professor at Missouri State University. His special areas of interest are medieval Europe and the Renaissance.[1]

Awards and Honors[edit]

  • Session 8: Autour du livre d'Andrew Lewis, Le Sang royal. La famille capétienne et l'Etat, France, Xe-XIVe siècles/ Royal Succession in Capetian France: Studies on Familial Order and the State, 1981
  • MacArthur Fellows Program,[2] 1984.
  • John Nicholas Brown Prize,[3] 1985.
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1984-1989.
  • International Medieval Society Annual Symposium, June 2008.


  • Royal succession in Capetian France: studies on familial order and the state, Harvard University Press, 1981, ISBN 978-0-674-77985-3
  • "The Birth and Childhood of King John: Some Revisions," Eleanor of Aquitaine; Lord and Lady, Edited Bonnie Wheeler, John C. Parsons, Palgrave Macmillan, January 2003, ISBN 0-312-29582-0