Joseph Ellis

historian, 2001 Pulitzer Prize

Joseph John Ellis (born 1943) is a Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College who has written influential and award-winning histories on the founding generation of American presidents. His book Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (2000) received the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2001.

He is the former dean of faculty at Mount Holyoke and also served as Acting President for part of 1984.

Joseph John Ellis (born 1943) is a Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College who has written influential and award-winning histories on the founding generation of American presidents. His book Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (2000) received the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2001.

He is the former dean of faculty at Mount Holyoke and also served as Acting President for part of 1984.


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