Richard Anderson

Public Humanities Postdoctoral Scholar: Richard Anderson

Public Humanities Postdoctoral Scholar

Richard Anderson is a public historian and scholar of 20th-century American politics, labor, and cities. He completed a Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2018. Richard is currently working on a book manuscript titled, Windy City Spoils: Machine Politics and Liberalism in Richard J. Daley’s Chicago. Richard is also an editor for the National Council on Public History’s blog, History@Work, and the co-founder of two ongoing community oral history projects in Princeton, NJ. He co-edited a themed issue of Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas on “Public Histories of Labor” that will appear in 2020.