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Drew Gilpin Faust

Drew Gilpin FaustAKA Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust

Born: 18-Sep-1947
Birthplace: New York City [1]

Gender: Female
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Harvard University


[1] Grew up in Clarke County, VA.

Father: McGhee Tyson Gilpin (horse breeder)
Mother: Catharine Mellick (socialite)
Brother: M. Tyson Gilpin Jr. (attorney)
Brother: (two others)
Husband: Stephen Faust (div. 1976)
Husband: Charles Rosenberg (m. 1980, historian, one daughter)
Daughter: Jessica (b. 1982)
Daughter: Leah (stepdaughter, academic)

    High School: Concord Academy, Concord, MA
    University:
BA History, Bryn Mawr College (1968)
    University: MA American Civilization, University of Pennsylvania (1971)
    University: PhD American Civilization, University of Pennsylvania (1975)
    Professor: History, University of Pennsylvania (1976-2001)
    Administrator: Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2001-07)
    Professor: History, Harvard University (2007-)
    Administrator: President, Harvard University (2007-)
    Administrator: Trustee, Bryn Mawr College

    Member of the Board of Staples (2012-)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1994
    American Historical Association Vice President (past)
    American Philosophical Society 2004
    Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Trustee
    Guggenheim Foundation Educational Advisory Board
    John Kerry for President
    Kerry Victory 2004
    National Humanities Center Trustee
    Organization of American Historians Executive Board
    Science Debate 2008
    Society of American Historians 1993
    Southern Historical Association President (past)
    4-H Club
    Risk Factors: Breast Cancer

Author of books:
A Sacred Circle: The Dilemma of the Intellectual in the Old South, 1840-1860 (1977)
James Henry Hammond and the Old South: A Design for Mastery (1982)
The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South (1982)
Southern Stories: Slaveholders in Peace and War (1992)
Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War (1996, history)
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (2008, history)


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