About Andrew Lawler

Andrew Lawler

Andrew Lawler is an award-winning journalist and writer. His latest book, Under Jerusalem: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City (Doubleday, 2021), tells the story of archaeological digs at Jerusalem’s sacred sites set against the backdrop of the city’s politics and competing ideologies. As a journalist, he has written more than a thousand newspaper and magazine articles from more than two dozen countries. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and many others. He is contributing writer for Science and contributing editor for Archaeology. Andrew is also on the editorial advisory board of Biblical Archaeology Review magazine and recently wrote, “Who Built the Tomb of the Kings?” for the Winter 2021 issue of BAR.


Presenter at

BAS Scholars Series, March 2023 (date and time coming soon!)


Selected Articles by Andrew Lawler