Rutgers Focus highlights history professor Annette Gordon-Reed’s Pulitzer Prize for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. Learn more.
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In what the Washington Post labeled a “literary Triple Crown,” Rutgers history professor Annette Gordon-Reed has won three prestigious awards for her landmark work of history, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.
Gordon-Reed won the National Book Award for nonfiction in the fall of 2008, the Pulitzer Prize in history in April, and the George Washington Book Prize in May. She was recently named Rutgers Board of Governors Professor of History and received a Guggenheim Fellowship for her achievements and promise for continued success.