Prof. Richard Aldous

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.