Executive Director Nancy Rubin Stuart is an award-winning author whose books feature women and social history. Beacon Press published her latest book, POOR RICHARD’S WOMEN; Deborah Read Franklin and the Other Women Behind the Founding Father in March 2022.

Earlier books include DEFIANT BRIDES; The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women Who Married Radical Men which the Wall Street Journal named one of the best five books on Revolutionary-era women; the widely acclaimed THE MUSE OF THE REVOLUTION: The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation and the national best-seller, AMERICAN EMPRESS; The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post.

A former journalist, Nancy’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Huffington Post, the New England Quarterly and national magazines.