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AHA member Annette Gordon-Reed (Harvard Univ.) was recently named University Professor, Harvard’s highest faculty honor. Among Gordon-Reed’s other honors are a Pulitzer Prize in History, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship in the Humanities, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a fellowship from the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Of Gordon-Reed, the university president says “[she] has changed how people think about America.” Watch Annette Gordon-Reed in the recent AHA webinar, Erasing History or Making History? Race, Racism, and the American Memorial Landscape.