The Public Humanist

The Public Humanist contributor: David Levering Lewis

lewisDavid Levering Lewis is the Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History at New York University. He is twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois, the first author to win the coveted prize for biography for two successive volumes on the same subject.

A Great and Difficult Progressive: W.E.B. Du Bois of Massachusetts

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Levering Lewis’s speech at the State House commemorating the 150th birthday of sociologist, philosopher, and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois.