Originally from the Chicago area, Richard has lived in or near Prague since 1998 with his wife and three daughters. He’s taught in study abroad programs in Prague for several years (mostly courses on Franz Kafka) and recently served as Academic Director at CIEE. Before that, he directed the creation of a new MA program at CERGE-EI for European students.
Richard holds a Ph.D. from Charles University in Prague, an MA in Literature and Theory from the University of Illinois, and an MA in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language from the University of Reading in the UK. His academic field is American Literature and Literary Theory.
Richard looks forward to using his academic background, management experience, and communication skills to take CEA Prague to the next level of excellence.