General | Princeton (1931)
Born in Ohio, Toni Morrison has carved out a career as one of this country’s most popular and respected authors. From 1989 until her retirement in 2006, Professor Morrison held the Robert F. Goheen Chair in the Humanities at Princeton University. Named one of the 30 most powerful women in America in 2001, Toni Morrison has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award and Grammy. Some of her best known novels are the Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon and Beloved.