Pulitzer Prize Winner Eric Foner & Alexander Fleiss on the Civil War Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History, specializes in the Civil War and Reconstruction, slavery, and 19th-century America. He is one of only two persons to serve as President of the Organization of American Historians, American Historical Association, and Society of American Historians. He has also been the curator of several museum exhibitions. Furthermore, including the prize-winning “A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln,” at the Chicago Historical Society. His book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer, Bancroft, and Lincoln prizes for 2011. His latest book is Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.
Eric Foner is an American historian.
He writes extensively on American political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the Republican Party. In addition, African-American biography, Reconstruction, and historiography. Furthermore, has been a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Department of History since 1982.
In conclusion, we would like to graciously thank Professor Eric Foner for offering his vast knowledge. And lastly, we hope students will explore the Civil War and learn about our nation’s history.