American and Canadian historian who was simply awarded the Holberg International Memorial Prize and Country wide Humanities Medal and spent some time working being a professor of background at the College or university of Toronto. She gained a PhD through the College or university of Michigan in 1959. She was honored with an honorary level from the College or university of St. Andrews in Sept 2013. She wedded Chandler Davis in 1948 plus they have three kids. She was honored the 2012 Country wide Humanities Medal by Leader Barack Obama.