Jean Strouse

Fellow: Awarded 1977

Field of Study: Biography

Fellow: Awarded 1985

Field of Study: Biography

Competition: US & Canada


Jean Strouse, the Sue Ann and John Weinberg Director of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at The New York Public Library, is the author of Morgan, American Financier and Alice James, A Biography. Her Alice James won the Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Newsweek, Architectural Digest, and Slate. She has been President of the Society of American Historians, a consultant (oral historian) to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and a Fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.