Annette Gordon-Reed

Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History, Harvard Law School; Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Annette Gordon-Reed is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, a history professor at Harvard, and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She was a visiting professor of American history at University of Oxford’s Queen’s College in 2014-2015. Gordon-Reed won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in History for The Hemingses of Monticello; her other books are Thomas Jefferson and Sally HemingsAndrew Johnson; and “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. Her honors include a Guggenheim humanities fellowship, a MacArthur Fellowship, the National Humanities Medal, and the National Book Award.

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