In Honor Of… Michael Lewis
Honoring scientists who have made important and lasting contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.
Michael Lewis, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Professor of Psychology, Education, Biomedical Engineering and Social Work
Michael Lewis is University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and Director of the Institute for the Study of Child Development at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also Professor of Psychology, Education, Biomedical Engineering, and Social Work at Rutgers University. In addition he serves on the Executive Committee of the Cognitive Science Center and is an Associate of the Center for Mathematics, Science and Computer Education.
He has written and edited over 35 books including, Social Cognition and the Acquisition of Self, (1979); Children’s Emotions and Moods, (1983); Shame, The Exposed Self (1992); and Altering Fate: Why The Past Does Not Predict The Future (1997), which was finalist for the 1998 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award. In addition, he has had published over 450 articles and chapters in professional journals and scholarly texts.
He also edited Handbook of Emotions (1993; 2000; 2008; 2016) which was awarded the 1995 Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Book Award, TheLearn More..