Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson teaches humanities and American Studies at San Francisco State University. He is the author of No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead (2015); A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America (2009); and American Prophet: The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams (2005). He received the National Entertainment Journalism Award for Online Criticism in 2013.