Toni Morrison

Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emerita
Toni Morrison

Background

Professor Toni Morrison is recognized as one of the most influential writers in American literary history. She served on the faculty of the creative writing program and is the founder of the Princeton Atelier, which brings to campus renowned artists from all fields to collaborate with students on original performances, productions and exhibitions. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for Beloved, the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature and the 2000 National Humanities Medal.