Paul Lewis is Professor of Political Economy at King's College London and an affiliated fellow with the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Christ Church, Oxford. Prior to moving to King's, he was a Newton Trust Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics and Politics, and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge University, and a Fellow of Emmanuel and Selwyn Colleges. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, USA, a retained supervisor in economics at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and a member of the Cambridge Social Ontology Group. He was a Visiting Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and the Shackle Scholar at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, in the Easter Term 2013.
Paul’s research covers a wide range of issues in both theoretical and applied political economy. More specifically, his interests include: the political economy of vocational education and training; the Austrian school of economics; the history of economic thought; social ontology; and the methodology of economics. His research has been funded by the CIPD, the Earhart Foundation, the Nuffield Foundation and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.
For a current list of publications, view Paul's personal website.