Heather Cox Richardson

Heather Cox Richardson


Heather Cox Richardson is Professor of History at Boston College and an expert on American political and economic history. She is the author of six books on American politics including, most recently, HOW THE SOUTH WON THE CIVIL WAR: OLIGARCHY, DEMOCRACY AND THE CONTINUING FIGHT FOR THE SOUL OF AMERICA. Her new book, DEMOCRACY AWAKENING: NOTES ON THE STATE OF AMERICA, will be published in September. She is a leading #Twitterstorian, explaining the historical background of modern political issues through Twitter threads, and the author of the widely-read “Letters from an American,” a daily chronicle of American politics.

Events with Heather Cox Richardson

The Past’s Presence

11 May 2023
6:30 pm
Strand Book Store