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Author, Journalist

Airbus Distinguished Visitor - Class of Spring 2021

Adam Hochschild writes frequently about human rights issues. His Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays appeared in 2018, and his latest book, Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical—the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes was published in 2020. King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, as was To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918. His Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the PEN USA Literary Award. He teaches at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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