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Joanne Barrie Freeman, American history professor.


Freeman, Joanne Barrie was born on April 27, 1962 in New York City. Daughter of Allan Edward and Barbara Odette Freeman.


Bachelor, Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1984. Master of Arts, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1998.


Production assistant Rapp & Collins, New York City, 1986. Supervisor education South Street Seaport Museum, 1987-1988. Curator, coordinator exhibits Library.

Congress, Washington, 1989-1990, associate coordinator American Memory, 1990-1992. Instructor department history University Virginia, 1995. Assistant professor history Yale University, New Haven, 1997—2002, professor history, since 2002, director grad, studies, 2004—2006.

Member advisory council Gilder-Lehrman Center Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition, Yale University. Member advisory council International Center Jefferson Studies, Charlottesville, Virginia, member advisory board New England Quarterly. Member editorial board Papers of Andrew Jackson, coordinator numerous history exhibitions.

Presenter, consultant in field.



Trustee National Council for History Education. Member of American Association of University Women, American Antiquarian Society, Omohundro Institute Early American History and Culture, Society Historians of Early American Republic (program planning committee 1997-1998, advisory board 2003-2005, program planning committee 2006-2007), Organization American Historians (Distinguished lecturer since 2002, program planning committee 2006-2007), American History Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


Allan Edward

Barbara Odette Freeman