Heather Cox Richardson

Heather Cox Richardson is Professor of History at Boston College. She has written about the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Gilded Age, and the American West in award-winning books whose subjects stretch from the European settlement of the North American continent to the history of the Republican Party through the Trump administration. Her most recent book is Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and The Guardian, among other outlets