Dr David Lewis

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David Frazer Lewis is an architectural historian whose interests include the architecture of modern Britain and the United States, the design of sacred architecture, and the Gothic Revival. Prior to joining the academic staff of the Oxford Department for Continuing Education, he was an Assistant Professor at the Notre Dame School of Architecture. He has experience in museums and heritage, as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Yale Center for British Art, and has worked for architecture firms in San Francisco and London that specialise in historic conservation.

Dr Lewis has experience organising short courses for high school teachers, museum docents, special interest groups, and organisations. He served as editor of the Pugin Society's peer-reviewed journal, True Principles, for four years, and his most recent publication is a book about AWN Pugin in the Historic England/Victorian Society's series on Victorian architects. Forthcoming articles explore debates about Gothic Revival in the early twentieth-century United States and factors that influenced the design of the Anglican Cathedral in Cairo.

Dr Lewis holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, an MPhil from Cambridge, and a doctorate from the University of Oxford.