Malcolm Richardson

Malcolm Richardson

J. F. Taylor Endowed Professor
Interim Dean, Graduate School
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

237-C Allen Hall


Dr. Malcolm Richardson began his academic career at Texas A&M and later moved to the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He came to LSU in the late 80s and served as chair of English (1998-2004), associate dean of the Graduate School (2009-2011), associate dean of Humanities and Social Sciences (2011-2017) and Interim Dean of the Graduate School (2018- ). His major research interest is in the intersection of written documents, rhetoric, and language change in late medieval England. His most recent books are Middle Class Writing in Late Medieval London (2011) and Speaking French in Louisiana (2018, with Sylvie Dubois and Emilie Leumas). He is president of the International Society of the History of Rhetoric.

Area(s) of Interest

Medieval Studies

Curriculum Vitae