Kate Clifford Larson

Dr. Kate Clifford Larson is an author and historian whose work focuses on 19th and 20th century Women’s and African American history. She has degrees from Simmons College, an MBA from Northeastern University, and earned a PhD in History from the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Larson has been a consultant on many historical projects related to the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman including the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway and All-American Road, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center in Maryland, and consultant work about Harriet Tubman for the National Park Service. Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero (2004) is the published version of her doctoral dissertation and Dr. Larson’s first book. The award-winning author has also written The Assassin’s Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln (2008) and Rosemary, the Hidden Kennedy Daughter (2015). Learn more about Kate Larson and her work on her website  (http://www.katecliffordlarson.com).