Dr Richard Saich

Dr Richard Saich

Teaching Fellow

Department of International History

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Wednesday, 2pm - 4pm
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Key Expertise
20th Century, United States, US and World, Neoliberalism, Social Movements

About me

Dr Richard Saich is an LSE Fellow in the History of American Foreign Relations. He is an historian of the United States and the World, with a particular focus on social and political change since the 1970s. His research interests include the history of political dissent and protest and the history of capitalism. He received his BA from Goldsmiths College, his MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and his PhD from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the LSE, he was a Visiting Lecturer at City, University of London. 

Expertise Details

Twentieth Century; United States; US and the World; Neoliberalism; Social Movements


Book chapter

“The Making of a Neoliberal Labour Regime in California: Immigration, American Empire, and Union Organising in the 1980s and 1990s” in Migrant Actors Worldwide: Capitalist Interests, State Regulations, and Left-Wing Strategies edited by Lukas Neißl and Dirk Hoerder (Brill, forthcoming in December 2023).

Book review

Review of Gavin Benke, Risk and Ruin: Enron and the Culture of American Capitalism in History: The Journal of the Historical Association, Volume 105, Issue 365 (April 2020), 197-376.