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Dr. Richard B. Spence
Dr. Richard B. Spence is a Professor of History at the University of Idaho. His interests include Russian and military history along with espionage, occultism and anti-semitism. His major published works include Boris Savinkov: Renegade on the Left, Trust No One: The Secret World of Sidney Reilly, Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult, and Wall Street and the Russian Revolution, 1905-1925. He is the author of numerous articles in Revolutionary Russia, Intelligence and National Security, Journal for the Study of Anti-Semitism, American Communist History, The Historian, New Dawn and other publications. He has been interviewed on numerous programs and has been a commentator/consultant for the History Channel, the International Spy Museum, Radio Liberty and documentaries produced by the Russian Cultural Foundation.
2012, NROTC Faculty Excellence Award
2011, Recognized for Distinguished Service to the International Studies Program
2010, Fellow, Anti-Terrorism Program, Foundation for the Defense of Democracy, Tel Aviv