Who is Heather Cox Richardson?
Heather Cox Richardson is an award-winning historian, author, and presently a professor at Boston College. She pens down her thoughts on American politics and history and draws relationships between image and reality in the United States.
She also hosts a podcast show “Freak Out and Carry On” with award-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind.
She is also the author of 7 books including “The Death of Reconstruction: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War North” and “The Greatest Nation of the Earth: Republican Economic Policies during the Civil War.”
Previously Cox was a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Massachusetts Institution of Technology. Heather specializes in the American West, the American Civil War, the Plain Indians, and the Reconstruction Era.
How old is Heather Cox Richardson?
As of 2024, Heather Cox Richardson is 62 years old. Her birthplace is Maine, United States, however, the exact date of her birth is not known in the media.
Biography and quick wiki summary:
|Heather Cox Richardson
|Maine, the United States
|Maine, United States
|Date of Birth:
|Ph.D. from Harvard University
|William Gienapp and David Herbert Donald
|Author, Professor, Historian, and YouTuber
How much is Heather Richardson’s net worth?
As of 2024, the estimated net worth of Heather Richardson is around $2 million. The acquired the earrings being an author, professor, and Historian.
She also extracts a healthy amount of revenue from her YouTube channel podcasts from several platforms.
However, the information related to her other businesses and investments is not available in the media.
Who is Heather Cox Richardson’s husband?
Heather Cox Richarson is married to Buddy Poland.
Her husband, Buddy Poland was also born and brought up in Maine, United States. He completed his education at Lincoln Academy in 1975. He was a former Machnisit Mate 2nd Class in United States Navy from September 1977 to September 1981.
Presently he is the manager at Round Pond Lobster, a wholesale and retail lobster dealer located in Round Pool, Maine.
Heather Cox Richardson’s daughter
Heather and Buddy have a daughter, Clara Poland.
She went to Lincoln Academy and Maine Maritime Academy for her high school education. Later she joined the University of Sothern Maine where she studied small Business Entrepreneurship.
During the course of her studies, Clara use work in Round Pond Lobster, to help her parents. Heather worked as a receptionist at Mint Salon Block and a Customer Care Representative at Associated Services.
She is married and gave birth to sweet little boy Gwendolyn Murphy Grinnell on March 17, 2021.
Heather Richardson’s family
According to reports, Heather’s father was originally from Mississippi and later emigrated to Maine. Their family was entrepreneurs as they owned a fishing and hunting magazine in Maine.
Any further information about her parents and siblings is not available in the media.
Heather Cox Richardson’s podcast
Heather Cox Richardson hosts a podcast show “Freak Out and Carry On” with award-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind. They mainly discuss the politics and history of the United States. Their podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms.
Her channel on YouTube is “Heather Cox Richardson” where she has around 43 thousand followers. She joined the platform on April 25, 2020, as she has around 1,036,615 views.
Her interview with President Joe Biden where they are discussing American Democracy in the 21st century is the most viewed video on her channel.
- The Greatest Nation of the Earth: Republican Economic Policies during the Civil War (1997)
- The Death of Reconstruction: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War North (2001)
- West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America after the Civil War (2007)
- Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre (2010)
- To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party (2014)
- How the South Won the Civil War (2020)
- Voter Suppression in the U.S. Elections (2020)
In 1997 Heather completed her Ph.D. from Harvard University. She also acquired her BA degree from Harvard. Previously she was a student at Phillips Exter Academy. Legendary historians like William Gienapp and David Herbert Donald were her teachers at Harvard.