Peter James Hudson
Assistant Professor of History
PhD, New York University, 2007
Modern U.S. history in transnational context; banking and political-economic history; imperial histories of the Caribbean; the cultural history of the African Diaspora in North America. Black Canada.
Office Hours: On leave 2012-2013
Office: 103 Benson Hall
Peter James Hudson is an Assistant Professor of History who received his PhD in American Studies from New York University in 2007. His research interests focus on the cultural and political-economic history of American empire and the cultural history of the African diaspora in North America. He is currently at work on a manuscript entitled Dark Finance: Wall Street and the West Indies, 1883-1933 that explores the political and economic history of US banking and financial institutions in the Caribbean while researching Blacks and Money, a cultural history of money and finance in the African diaspora. Hudson has recently published “Imperial Designs: The Royal Bank of Canada in the Caribbean,” in Race & Class: A Journal on Racism, Empire and Globalisation (52: 1, July-September 2010) and “Germaine, Evangeline, and other ‘Negro Girls,’” in Small Axe: A Caribbean Platform for Criticism (37: March 2012). Hudson is the editor of the digital history resource The Public Archive: history beyond the headlines.
HIST 165 Foreign Expansion of American Banking
HIST 268 Black New York
HIST 288W Blacks and Money
HIST 294 02 U.S.-Caribbean Encounters