Wendy Warren

Wendy Warren

Author

Wendy Warren, a professor at Princeton University, specializes in the history of colonial North America, and the early modern Atlantic World. She is particularly interested in the day-to-day practice of colonization, and in the negotiations and conflicts that exist between would-be rulers and the unruly.Professor Warren received her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in history from Yale University. Her book, New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America (Liveright/W.W. Norton, 2016), explores the lived experience of chattel bondage in seventeenth-century New England, illuminating the deadly symbiosis between slavery and colonization in the Atlantic World. New England Bound won the Organization of American Historians’ 2017 Merle Curti Social History Prize, and was a 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist. She discussed the book with Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air.

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