• 141 St James Street , Lord Hope


    United Kingdom

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Research Interests

In 2014, he published a monograph called Conservatism, Consumer Choice, and the FDA during the Reagan Era: A Prescription for Scandalwhich examined the politicisation of pharmaceutical regulation in the 1970s-1980s. It was awarded the 2015 British Association for American Studies Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize. He's currently at work on a new manuscript for McGill-Queen's University Press, in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society Series. The book, called Strange Trips: Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs, interrogates how dangerous drugs can become magic bullets, and vice versa. It will be available in Spring 2019.

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drug Social Sciences
Yoga Medicine & Life Sciences
Hallucinogens Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychiatry Medicine & Life Sciences
Mental Health Medicine & Life Sciences
regulation Social Sciences
Vaccines Medicine & Life Sciences
History Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 2009 2018

1 Citations

1968: psychiatry in transition – psychiatry in history

Richert, L. 1 Feb 2018 In : British Journal of Psychiatry . 212, 2, p. 121 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Anniversaries and Special Events

East meets West at the edge of the ocean

Richert, L. 1 Jan 2018 The Psychologist, 2018, January, p. 74-76 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article


Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize

Lucas Richert (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS)

Lucas Richert (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2014 2018

  • 8 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation
  • 3 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 2 Organiser of special symposia
  • 1 Invited talk

Cannabis: Global Histories

Richert, L. (Organiser)

Activity: Organiser of special symposia

Radical Therapy Podcast

Richert, L. (Interviewee)
Apr 2018

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation