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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Jan Ellen Lewis

Jan Ellen LewisJan Ellen Lewis is the Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and a professor of history at Rutgers University-Newark. A specialist in colonial and early national history, she is the author of The Pursuit of Happiness: Family and Values in Jefferson’s Virginia (1983) and a coeditor of An Emotional History of the United States (1998); Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture (1999); and The Revolution of 1800: Democracy, Race, and the New Republic (2002).

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