Nancy Isenberg

Nancy Isenberg, the author of White Trash: The 400 year-old Untold History of Class in America, is the T. Harry Williams Professor of History at Louisiana State University. Her historical nonfiction including Fallen Founder (a biography of Aaron Burr), Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America, and Madison and Jefferson, and The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality, have been widely reviewed and praised. She has won The Los Angeles Times book prize, the Oklahoma Book Award for Nonfiction, and other awards and citations for her work.