Robert Sean Wilentz (//; 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. 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.
Robert Sean Wilentz
February 20, 1951
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University (BA) |
University of Oxford (BA)
Yale University (MA, PhD)
|Occupation||Historian, academic, professor, writer|
|Awards||Bancroft Prize (2006), Pulitzer Prize finalist (2006), Albert J. Beveridge Award (1984)|