Mellon Foundation Fellowships
Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Erica Armstrong Dunbar CEF ’03 is the Charles & Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University, specializing in the study of the lives of 18th- and 19th-century American women of African descent. Her book, Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, was a 2017 finalist for the National Book Award and a finalist for Yale’s Frederick Douglass Book Prize. Read more about Dr. Dunbar’s career, book, and mission to make history accessible here.