Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow Induction: Annette Gordon-Reed

Thursday, Nov 17, 2022

On Thursday, November 17, 2022, the Georgia Historical Society will induct Annette Gordon-Reed as a Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow.

About Annette Gordon-Reed

Annette Gordon-ReedAnnette Gordon-Reed is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University’s Law School and is Professor of History in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Gordon-Reed won sixteen book prizes, including the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2009 and the National Book Award in 2008, for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (W.W. Norton, 2008).

In addition to articles and reviews, her other books include Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy (UVA Press, 1997); Andrew Johnson, a volume in the “American Presidents Series” (Times Books/Henry Holt, 2010); and, most recently, with Peter S. Onuf, “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination (Liveright, 2016).  She is currently writing a book entitled On Juneteenth, to be published in 2021.

Gordon-Reed was the Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at the University of Oxford (Queens College) in 2014-2015. Between 2010 and 2015, she was the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

A selected list of her honors includes a Guggenheim Fellowship in the humanities, a MacArthur Fellowship, the National Humanities Medal, the National Book Award, the Frederick Douglass Book Prize, and the George Washington Book Prize.

Gordon-Reed was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011, and in 2019 she was elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society.