David Kennedy elected co-chair of Pulitzer board
History Professor DAVID KENNEDY has been elected co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Kennedy, the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, shares the post with AMANDA BENNETT, an executive editor for Bloomberg News who is noted for her leadership in investigative journalism. Kennedy has served on the Pulitzer Board since 2002 – two years after he won a Pulitzer Prize for Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945. Kennedy, who joined the Stanford faculty in 1967, is also a co-director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West.