Richard Botelho is the author of three books, The New Individualism: Personal Change to Transform Society, a non-fiction social commentary, used in over 100 colleges and universities across America, favorably reviewed in The Midwest Quarterly and other scholarly journals, and winner of the S.C.P.H.C. Gold Award for Philosophy in 1996; Leah’s Way, his first novel, which received a rave review in the February 1st, 2004 edition of Library Journal; and Reason for Existence, his forthcoming science fiction and philosophy novel with advance praise found at www.wpcbooks.com.
He has a B.A. and M.A. in Government from California State University, Sacramento, graduating with honors. Mr. Botelho has had had numerous articles published in MD Publications, The Stone Institute, and The Northern California Sociological Association.