Board Member at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Drew Gilpin Faust joined the board in July 2018, having just concluded an eleven-year term as president of Harvard University, where she continues as the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor. Faust was the founding dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. Previously, she served as the Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the faculty for 25 years. Faust is the author of six books, including Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War (University of North Carolina Press, 1996), for which she won the Francis Parkman Prize in 1997. Her most recent book, This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008) won the Bancroft Prize in 2009, and was a finalist for both a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Faust is a member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs. Additionally, she is a member of the Educational Advisory Board of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. She is a contributing writer at The Atlantic. She formerly has served as Trustee of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Bryn Mawr College; and, the National Humanities Center. Faust earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Bryn Mawr College in 1968; a master’s degree in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971; and a Ph.D. in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975. Her honors include awards in 1982 and 1996 for distinguished teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. She was elected to the Society of American Historians in 1993, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1994, and the American Philosophical Society in 2004. She received the 2018 John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity.
Source: J. Paul Getty Trust on 07/08/2022
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