Amy Dru Stanley

Amy Dru Stanley is a historian of the modern U.S, focusing on slavery and emancipation, human rights,labor, and law. She is completing a book titled The Antislavery Ethic and the Spirit of Commerce: An American History of Human Rights, and is the author of From Bondage to Contract: Wage Labor, Marriage, and the Market in the Age of Slave Emancipation. She was jury chair for the Pulitzer Prize in history, in 2018.