Peter Clegg is Professor of Politics and Head of the Department of Social Sciences at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
He was formerly Visiting Research Fellow at both KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of South East Asian and Caribbean Studies, Leiden, The Netherlands, and the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), University of the West Indies, Jamaica.
His main research interests focus on contemporary developments within the British Overseas Territories and the international political economy of the Caribbean. Recent books include The Caribbean Blue Economy (with R. Mahon, P. McConney, & H. Oxenford); Euro-Caribbean Societies in the 21st Century (with S. Chauvin & B. Cousin); and Post-colonial trajectories in the Caribbean: The Three Guianas (with R. Hoefte & M. Bishop). He has had articles published recently in Small States and Territories, The Contemporary Pacific, Third World Quarterly and The Round Table.
Peter undertakes a wide-range of public engagement activities. Recent examples include oral evidence to the UK Foreign Affairs Committee and the European Parliament’s Committee of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion; keynote addresses at events in Aruba and Curaçao; and various media appearances on Caribbean affairs.