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history professor

Amy Dru Stanley, American history professor. Member of American Studies Association, Organization American Historians, American History Organization.

Background

Stanley, Amy Dru was born on June 25, 1956 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Lewis Charles and Sylvia (Gelernter) Stanley.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1990.

Career

Lecturer Howard University, Washington, 1987. Assistant professor University California, Irvine, 1989—1994, University Chicago, 1994—1997, associate professor, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: From Bondage to Contact: Labor, Marriage and the Market in the Age of Slave Manpower, 1998 (Frederick Jackson Turner award, 1999, Avery Craven award, 1999, Morris Daughter of Forkasch award, 1999).

Membership

Member of American Studies Association, Organization American Historians, American History Organization.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Drawing, tennis, swimming, gardening.

Connections

Married Craig Becker, August 1, 1982. Children: Tom Stanley-Becker, Isaac Stanley-Becker.

father:
Lewis Charles Stanley

mother:
Sylvia (Gelernter) Stanley

spouse:
Craig Becker

children:
Tom Stanley-Becker Stanley

Isaac Stanley-Becker Stanley