Richard Aldous is a professor of history at Bard College, New York, where he holds the Eugene Meyer Chair. He previously taught for fifteen years at UCD.
The author and editor of eleven books, Richard is a contributor to television and radio on both sides of the Atlantic. His writing appears regularly in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,and the American Interest, where he is a contributing editor.
His new book, Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian, is published by Norton on 10 October. It tells the story of the architect of JFK’s presidential legacy―and the myth of Camelot―Arthur Schlesinger Jr.