Henry Wiencek

  • Patrick Henry Fellow, 2008-09

Historian Henry Wiencek was Washington College’s inaugural Patrick Henry Writing Fellow. Wiencek devoted his year in Chestertown to completing a substantial portion of his book Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and his Slaves, published in 2012 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. During the spring semester, he taught a popular American Studies course, “The Enigma of Slavery.”

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