Peter Onuf is an expert on the founding period. He’s the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of Virginia and Senior Research Fellow for the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello. Peter Onuf is the author and editor of twelve books. His most recent book is “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs,” co-authored with Harvard’s Annette Gordon-Reed. Peter and Annette’s work has “reshaped scholarship on Jefferson” according to the New York Times.