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date: 02 July 2020

Foreman, Dr Amanda Lucy, (Mrs J. L. E. Barton) free

Born London 30 June 1968; d of Carl Foreman, Hon. CBE and of Evelyn Foreman; m 2000, Jonathan Luke Elliott Barton; one s four d

historian

Education

Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (MPhil; DPhil 1998)

Career

Writer, consultant and presenter, BBC TV documentaries, 1998–, including: The Ascent of Woman, 2015; journalist and contributor to US and UK newspapers and periodicals, 1998–; Adjunct Prof., Faculty of Writing, Gallatin Sch., New York Univ., 2002; Vis. Sen. Res. Fellow in Hist., Faculty of Arts, QMUL, 2004–. Member: Bd, Sarah Lawrence Coll., 2000–04; Adv. Council, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, 2005–; Adv. Council, NY Public Liby, 2009–. Founder, House of Speakeasy Foundn, 2013–; Trustee, Whiting Foundn. Judge: PEN/Hessell-Tiltman Prize for Hist., 2012; Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2012 (Chair, 2016). Member: Virginia Histl Soc.; Columbia Histl Soc. FRSA 2001

Publications

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, 1998 (Whitbread Prize for Biog.); (contrib.) New Dictionary of National Biography, 2002; (Series Ed.) Making History, 2004; (contrib.) What Might Have Been, 2004; A World on Fire: an epic history of two nations divided, 2010 (Fletcher Pratt Award for Civil War Hist., Civil War Round Table of NY, 2011)

Recreations

gardening, cooking, film, television, screenwriting, journalism

Address

The Wylie Agency, 17 Bedford Square WC1B 3JA

(020) 7908 5901

mail@wylieagency.co.uk

Clubs

Colony, Century Association (NY)