Sean Wilentz

Robert Sean Wilentz (/wɪˈlɛnts/; born February 20, 1951) is the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor of the American Revolutionary Era at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1979.[1] His primary research interests include U.S. social and political history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He has written numerous award-winning books and articles including, most notably, The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln, which was awarded the Bancroft Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Sean Wilentz
Robert Sean Wilentz

(1951-02-20) February 20, 1951 (age 70)
Alma materColumbia University (BA)
University of Oxford (BA)
Yale University (MA, PhD)
OccupationHistorian, academic, professor, writer
AwardsBancroft Prize (2006), Pulitzer Prize finalist (2006), Albert J. Beveridge Award (1984)