Shaun Richman

Shaun Richman spent a decade and a half as a union organizer and representative. He was a Deputy Director of Organizing for the American Federation of Teachers, where he ran the union’s national charter school organizing division. As a writer, he has focused on union strategy and structure and proposals for labor law reform. He has been published in The American Prospect, In These Times, Jacobin, The New York Daily News, the New York Times, the Staten Island Advance, the Washington Post and Vox.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies from Queens College - City University of New York
  • Master of Science in Labor Studies from University of Massachusetts Amherst