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Nell Irvin Painter

NELL IRVIN PAINTER, Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, Princeton University, is the author of books of history including the New York Times bestseller The History of White People ; Sojourner Truth, A Life, A Symbol ; and the National Book Critics Circle finalist Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over . A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2007, she has received honorary degrees from Yale, Wesleyan, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and...See more