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Richard Bessel is professor of twentieth century history at the University of York and a member of the editorial boards of ''German History'' and ''History Today''. Bessel is a specialist in the social and political history of modern Germany, the aftermath of the two world wars and the history of policing.
Bessel earned his BA at Antioch and his DPhil at the University of Oxford. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Bessel is a fellow of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. Provided by Wikipedia