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Richard Bell

Professor of History
University of Maryland

Ph.D., Harvard University
M.A., Harvard University
B.A., University of Cambridge

Richard Bell is Professor of History at the University of Maryland and author of the new book Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home which is shortlisted for the George Washington Prize and the Harriet Tubman Prize. He has held major research fellowships at Yale, Cambridge, and the Library of Congress and is the recipient of the National Endowment of the Humanities Public Scholar award and the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. He serves as a Trustee of the Maryland Center for History and Culture and as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Publications & Programs

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Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home



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4-Week Live Online Course
On The Road To The American Revolution



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2-Week Live Online Course
Critical Race Theory and The 1619 Project



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