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Gerald Early, the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in English, has served as the Director of the Center for the Humanities, the American Culture Studies Program, and the African and African American Studies Program at Washington University. An inspiring educator, he is the author and editor of many books and articles.  He was twice nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Album Notes, was the winner of the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism, and has won lifetime achievement awards from the St. Louis American and the City of Webster Groves.  He consulted on numerous documentary films, most notably with Ken Burns’ Jazz and Baseball.  Gerald Early was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997.

Gerald Early
Gerald Early accepted his award.

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