Eugene Lewis is an American political scientist. One of the leading academic authorities on the concept of political entrepreneurship, Lewis is the author of Public Entrepreneurship: Toward a Theory of Bureaucratic Political Power (1980). His current research focuses on the role of science and technology in politics and law. He has also published influential works on 'political entrepreneurs' such as Admiral Hyman Rickover.
Lewis recently retired from a professorship of political science at New College of Florida. He also served as the school's former provost.
Additionally, Lewis is an internationally recognized and critically acclaimed sculptor.