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Kate Clifford Larson

Professor of History, Brandeis University

Kate Clifford Larson is a bestselling author of critically acclaimed biographies including Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero, and Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter. Her latest work, Walk With Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer tells the remarkable story of one of America's most important civil rights leaders of the 20th century. Larson is also an award-winning consultant for feature film scripts, documentaries, museum exhibits, and public history initiatives. She is frequently interviewed by national and international media outlets. Dr. Larson is a Brandeis University Women’s Studies Research Center Visiting Scholar.


  • –present
    Visiting Professor Women's Studies, Brandeis University