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Elizabeth A. Fenn

AKA Elizabeth Anne Fenn

Born: 22-Sep-1959
Birthplace: Arlington, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Encounters at the Heart of the World

During her Senior year at Duke, lived in a teepee in a field just outside Durham.

Husband: Peter H. Wood (historian, m. 1999)

    University: BA, Duke University (1981)
    University: MA, Yale University (1985)
    University: Auto Mechanics, Durham Technical Community College
    University: PhD, Yale University (1995)
    Instructor: George Washington University (1999-2002)
    Professor: Duke University (2002-12)
    Professor: History, University of Colorado at Boulder (2012-)
    Department Chair: History, University of Colorado at Boulder

    Pulitzer Prize for History 2015 for Encounters at the Heart of the World

Author of books:
Natives and Newcomers: The Way We Lived in North Carolina Before 1770 (1983, history)
Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82 (2001, history)
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People (2014, history)


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