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Eric Foner
Eric Foner is an American historian. He has written extensively on American political history, liberal history, early Republican history, African American biography, reconstruction, and history, and is a faculty member in the Department of Great History. He has studied Colombia since 1982. He is the author of several high school textbooks. According to the Open Curriculum Project, Foner is the most frequently cited author of the university curriculum for history classes. Foner is the leading contemporary historian of the Reconstruction period, publishing Reconstruction: The Unfinished American Revolution, 1863–77 in 1989 and over 10 other books on the subject. His online courses on "Civil War and Reconstruction", published in 2014, are available at Columbia University on ColumbiaX. In 2011, Foner The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Lincoln Prize and the Bancroft Prize.
BornFebruary 7, 1943, New York City, New York, US
InstitutionsCity College of New York, Columbia University
Alma materColumbia University, Oriel College, Oxford
Notable studentsElizabeth Hinton, Mae Ngai
Notable awardsBancroft Prize (1989, 2011), Lincoln Prize (2011), Pulitzer Prize (2011)

About Eric Foner

Historian Eric Foner was born in New York, United States on February 7, 1943. He's 81 years old today.

He is most recognized for his work on post-Civil War Reconstruction. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and novelist. In 2010, he wrote The Fiery Trial: US President Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, an award-winning book.

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Eric Foner before becoming famous

Eric Foner was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1943 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Goat (羊).

In 1963, he received a summa cum laude from Columbia University.

Achievement of Eric Foner

In the year 2000, he was chosen president of the American Historical Association.

Eric Foner's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His father was a historian who was blacklisted for supporting civil rights and the labor movement during the McCarthy era.

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He frequently discussed US President Abraham Lincoln's opinions on slavery in his writings.

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Latest information about Eric Foner updated on March 19 2023.