Joseph Ellis

Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7:30 pm
Venue: Nourse Theater

Series: On Art & Politics

Joseph J. Ellis is one of the nation’s leading scholars of American history. The author of nine books, including His Excellency: George Washington, Ellis was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Founding Brothers: the Revolutionary Generation and won the National Book Award for American Sphinx, a biography of Thomas Jefferson.  His newest book, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789, was released in Spring 2015. Ellis’ essays and book reviews appear regularly in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The New Republic, and The New Yorker and he has appeared in several PBS documentaries on numerous television news programs.