Lois Leveen

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Portland, OR 97205

Author's Bio

Lois Leveen holds degrees in history and literature from Harvard University, UCLA, and the University of Southern California. A former faculty member at UCLA and Reed College, she regularly leads workshops and gives talks about race, literature, and American history at campuses, conferences, museums, and libraries around the country.

Publications and Prizes

The Secrets of Mary Bowser
(HarperCollins Publishers, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
Newberry Library Fellowship, 2013 Target Book Club Pick, 2012 Lambda Literary Award, 2009 (anthology contributor) Dean's Summer Scholarship Award, Reed College, 2002. Stillman-Drake Research Award, Reed College, 2001-2002. Ruby Grant for Faculty-Student Collaboration, Reed College, 2001. Dean's Summer Scholarship Award, Reed College, 2001. George Eliot Dissertation Prize, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, 2000. Ethelyn Simmons Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, UCLA, 1997-1998. Jean Stone Dissertation Fellowship, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, 1997. University Pre-Doctoral Merit Fellowship, USC, 1992-1994. Adams House Arms, Harvard University, 1990. David Mason Little Award, Harvard University, 1989.

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Last updated: Nov 13, 2012