Debby Applegate, biographer.
Applegate, Debby was born on February 1, 1968.
Bachelor summa cum laude, Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy Sterling Fellow in American Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1998.
Taught Yale University. Professor, Department History Wesleyan University, professor, Art History.
Contributor articles Journal American History, New York Times. Author: (biography) The Most Famous Man in America, 2006 (chosen as one of the 100 notable books of 2006, New York Times, finalist (biography), National Book Critics Circle Awards, 2006, The Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 2007).