JENNIFER FLEISCHNER was awarded a one-year Mellon Faculty Fellowship in Afro-American Studies at Harvard, where she researched and taught alongside such colleagues as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Also, the author of Mastering Slavery and Nobody’s Boy, she is Professor and Chair of the English Department at Adelphi University.

Books in order of publication:

Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family, and Identity in Women’s Slave Narratives – 1996

The Dred Scott Case – 1997

I Was Born A Slave/H. Jacobs – 2000

Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship between a First Lady and a Former Slave – 2003

Nobody’s Boy – 2006

A History of Adelphi University – 2015