|Language Catalan||Name Andreu i|
|Occupation Professor, writer, politician|
Genre Contemporary historiography
Subject Research fields: Social movements / Spanish transition to democracy
Andreu Mayayo i Artal (Samper de Calanda, Aragon, 1959) is a professor of Modern History and vice-dean of the Faculty of Geography and History at the University of Barcelona. He is the editor-in-chief of the Segle XX. Revista Catalana d'Història journal, member of the editorial boards of the Catalan journals L'Avenç, Sàpiens and El Contemporani. He is also a member of the Board of the Democratic Memorial of the Government of Catalonia and a regular contributor to media debates at RAC 1, Debat de La 1 of Televisión Española, RNE Ràdio 4, Catalunya Ràdio and Barcelona TV.
As a historian, his research has been directed towards the local history, rural areas, social movements and the Spanish transition to democracy.
Politically, he has held several posts within the parties Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia and Initiative for Catalonia Greens. He has been the mayor of Montblanc, Tarragona twice, between 1991–1993 and 1995–1999. In 1998 he was charged with perversion of justice.