Gordon Reed Annette Aif2019

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 and a history professor in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in History for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, a subject she had previously written about in Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy. She is also the author of Andrew Johnson and most recently co-authored “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. The 2018-2019 President of Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, MacArthur Fellowship, National Humanities Medal, and National Book Award.

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