Peter Clegg is an Associate Professor in Politics and Head of the Department of Health and 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 at 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 Euro-Caribbean Societies in the 21st Century (with S. Chauvin and B. Cousin); Post-colonial trajectories in the Caribbean: The Three Guianas (with R. Hoefte and M. Bishop) and Grenada: Revolution and Invasion (with P. Lewis and G. Williams). He has had articles published recently in Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 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 Foreign Affairs Committee and the European Parliament’s Committee of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion; key note addresses at events in Aruba and Curaçao; and various media appearances on Caribbean affairs.