Welcome to atomiclinda’s site with my dissertation and several articles available in the links above the photo of the 1946 Crossroads test and some other work I have been a part of, below.

“Bridging the Nuclear Divide”

Three Mile Island Entry, Encyclopedia of American Environmental History, 2011

Poem “The Day the Train Stopped, 2014

Please also see “On Poisoned Ground” which was written to honor an American hero, Perry H. Charley

Also see our three-year NSF Downwinders history project that ended in 2020

And don’t miss “Greetings from Isotopia” by Rebecca Boyle, 2017

Oregon State University plants Hiroshima Peace Tree, April 11, 2019

Healing Hozho in the Nukescape” with Mahal Miles, 2019, featuring Perry H. Charley

This “Cited” podcast “America’s Chernobyl, Part 2” highlights contamination history and the struggle for accountability by Hanford Downwinders and scientists

Book Review with Adrian Monty in Isis, Journal of the History of Science Society of the book The Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice 

Book chapter “Show Don’t Tell” with Marisa Chappell in Transforming Approaches to Social Justice Education, 2022

Co-edited with Jacob Darwin Hamblin “Connecting to the Living History of Radiation Exposure” Special Issue of the April 2021 Journal of the History of Biology, see Introduction

Richards is doing what she can to realize a human right to not be contaminated

Chapter 13: Reproducing the Techno-Nuclear State in Washington State and Ontario in  Hiding in Plain Sight: Uncovering Nuclear Histories

About the book: “Nuclear histories are global yet worryingly incomplete. Linking a plutonium refinery in Washington, a uranium mine in Saskatchewan, a tsunami at Fukushima, a nuclear bomb test site in Rajasthan, a reactor ‘accident’ at Chernobyl, a shipping accident in the English Channel, and a president-to-prime-minister confrontation over the US-Canada frontier, these quasi-autobiographical essays prove the importance of public archives, personal files with fragments, oral histories, and private recollections. This is the social history, business history, diplomatic history, environmental history, labour history, scientific and technological history, and indigenous history of the twentieth century. Hiding in Plain Sight offers everyone an entry to the irregularities of our ‘disorderly nuclear world’, and offers other researchers crucial insights to what richness lies within.” Robert Anderson, editor.

Dr. Linda Richards honored as VFP Corvallis Unsung Hero

Veterans for Peace THE HECTOR BLACK CHAPTER Radio Show
7.29.21 Veterans for Peace with Dr. Linda Richards

Thank you for visiting. I look forward to learning more and sharing it with you, Dr. Linda Marie Richards, Oregon State University