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Russell Shorto

Russell Shorto

Research Affiliate

Historian and Journalist

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Russell Shorto is the author of six books, including Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City and the national bestseller The Island at the Center of the World. He is a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine. In 2009 he was awarded a knighthood from the Dutch government for his work in increasing historical understanding between the Netherlands and the U.S. He lives in Cumberland, Maryland.