Drew Gilpin Faust

Drew Gilpin Faust is the president of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History there. She came to Harvard after twenty-five years on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study from 2001 to 2007. Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, which won the Francis Parkman Award and the Avery Craven Prize, is one of her five previous publications. Her spouse and she reside in Cambridge, Massachusetts.