Over the past 2 decades Richard has taught at universities and colleges around the world including: Nagoya University, Japan; Pukyong National University, South Korea; University of the Bahamas, Nassau; and, Royal Military College, Canada. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Political Economy, Carleton University and Visiting Research Fellow at the Social Science Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. He has authored or edited 18 books, 9 of which are published by Routledge.  His work has also been widely published in peer reviewed international journals. He is co-editor of Journal of Contemporary Asia. He received his PH.D. from Queen’s University Canada in 2001.  
PH.D. Queen's University
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
1) International Political Economy: International Development, International Finance, Global Governance
2) Comparative Political Economy: Varieties of Neoliberal and Welfare States, Varieties of BRICS and Emerging Markets
3) Political Economy of Northeast Asia – Japan, China, South Korea
4) Social Theory: Theories of Social Change, Epistemology in Political Economy
Personal Interests
Travel, sports, scuba diving