Joanne Freeman – Yale University
Joanne Freeman
Yale University

Joanne B. Freeman is an award-winning professor of history and American studies at Yale University and the author of The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War. Freeman has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, PBS, and The History Channel, as well as in The New York Times and the Washington Post, and is a co-host of the popular history podcast “BackStory.” Her award-winning history, Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic, was declared one of the year’s “Best Books” by The Atlantic.


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