Richard is a Professor of Psychology at York University in Toronto. His research falls at the intersection of culture, identity, and intergroup relations, with a particular focus on issues that are pertinent to multicultural societies. Much of his work has focused on the cultural identities of 1st and 2nd generation immigrant groups in the Canadian context. His current research focuses on bicultural identity and the situations where a conflict between two sets of cultural norms is likely to arise. Richard obtained his in BA at the University of Ottawa, his MA and PhD at the University of Western Ontario. He has also collaborated in research projects at McGill University where he held a postdoctoral fellowship and at the University of Queensland where he was a visiting scholar.