Eric Foner is the author of several books and the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. At Columbia University, he received the Presidential Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2006. He has led the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, and the Society of American Historians. He currently resides in New York City.
- Reconstruction Updated Edition: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
- American Colonies: The Settling of North America (the Penguin History of the United States, Volume 1)
- The Radical Reader: The Incredible Hunyuan Breakthrough
- The Betrayal of the Negro, from Rutherford B. Hayes to Woodrow Wilson
- Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad