Nell Irvin Painter

writer, historian

Nell Irvin Painter is an award-winning author of many books, including Sojourner Truth, Southern History Across the Color Line, Creating Black Americans, The History of White People, and Standing at Armageddon. She is the former Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, New Jersey. In addition to her earned doctorate in history from Harvard University, she has received honorary doctorates from Wesleyan, Dartmouth, SUNY-New Paltz, and Yale. After retiring from teaching, she returned to school to receive a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers and MFA in painting from RISD.

Nell Irvin Painter is an award-winning author of many books, including Sojourner Truth, Southern History Across the Color Line, Creating Black Americans, The History of White People, and Standing at Armageddon. She is the former Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, New Jersey. In addition to her earned doctorate in history from Harvard University, she has received honorary doctorates from Wesleyan, Dartmouth, SUNY-New Paltz, and Yale. After retiring from teaching, she returned to school to receive a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers and MFA in painting from RISD.

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