Dr Sam Riches

Academic Co-ordinator, Regional Heritage Centre


Sam is the Academic Co-ordinator of the Regional Heritage Centre, having worked as the Co-ordinator of its predecessor organisation, CNWRS, since 2009. She has responsibility for arranging study days and other public events, managing the Centre's oral history archive and overseeing heritage consultancy and other activities. For more information about the Centre see www.lancs.ac.uk/rhc

Sam is also an active researcher, with a number of publications to her name on the cult of St George and the interplay between gender identity and and saintliness in the late medieval period.

Sam has an interest in distance learning, and has developed and taught online and blended courses in Art History and History for Oxford University and Lancaster University.