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us: Painter, Nell Irvin

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1942-08-02
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        (naf) United States
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Houston (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
        • Organization: (naf) University of Ghana
        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Los Angeles
        • Organization: (naf) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
        • Organization: (naf) Princeton Univearsity
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        (lcsh) Historians
          (lcsh) College teachers
            (lcsh) Authors
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          • found: Her Exodusters, 1976.
          • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1942)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Painter, Nell Irvin; Nell Elizabeth Irvin; historian, educator, writer; born 02 August, 1942 in Houston, Texas, United States; active youth member at Downs Methodist Church; BA from University of California, Berkeley (1964); studied at University of Bordeaux, France; post BA study at Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana (1965); MA in African history from University of California, Los Angeles (1967); PhD from Harvard University; MFA in painting, Rhode Island School of Design(2011); held honorary degrees from Wesleyan University, Dartmouth College, SUNY-New Paltz, and Yale University; teaching fellow in Afro-American studies (1969-1970) and history (1972-1974) at Harvard University ; assistant professor of history at University of Pennsylvania (1974-1977); fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, and the Radcliffe / Bunting Institute (1976-1977); professor of history, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1980); chosen as a W. E. B. Du Bois Institute (Harvard University) Research Associate (1977-1978), National Humanities Center in North Carolina Fellow (1978-1979), and a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (1982-1983); Russell Sage Visiting Professor of History, Hunter College, City University of New York (1985-1986); professor of history at Princeton University (1988); fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; acting director of Program in Afro-American Studies (1990-1991), Edwards Professor of American History (1991-2005), director of Program in African American Studies (1997-2000) at Princeton; executive board member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; president of Southern Historical Society (2007) and Organization of American Historians (2007-2008); received the Coretta Scott King Award from American Association of University Women (1970) and a Ford Foundation Fellowship, was presented the Candace Award by the National Coalition of One Hundred Black Women (1986), received the Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society (1991), National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (1992-1993), her book Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919 (1987) won the Letitia Brown Memorial Publication Prize (1987), her book Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol (1997) won the Black Caucus of American Library Association nonfiction award, received Nancy Lyman Roelker Mentorship Award, American Historical Association (2002))
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