Dr. Andrew W. Lewis

Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, 1973, Harvard University
  • AM, 1967, University of Chicago
  • BA, 1966, Dartmouth College


  • World History to Circa 1600 C.E
  • Medieval Europe
  • The Renaissance
  • Senior Seminar in History
  • Proseminar in European History
  • Ancient Rome

Research and professional interests

History of medieval Europe, especially medieval France

Awards and honors

MacArthur Fellowship. 
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. 1984-1989.

John Nicholas Brown Prize
(best first book in any area of medieval studies).  Medieval Academy of
America. 1985

International Medieval Society.  Annual Symposium.  June 2008. 

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