Paul P. Musselwhite
Associate Professor of History
Paul Musselwhite is a historian of early America with a particular focus on the political economy of early plantation societies in North America and the Caribbean. He received a B.A. in Modern History from Lady Margaret Hall in the University of Oxford, and a PhD from the College of William and Mary. At Dartmouth he offers a range of courses that focus on the emergence of European empires in the Atlantic world, the construction of colonial societies in the seventeenth century, and the evolution of political and economic thought in British America.
- B.A. University of Oxford
- Ph.D. College of William and Mary
Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America - co-edited with Peter C. Mancall and James Horn (University of North Carolina Press, 2019)
Empires of the Senses: Sensory Practices of Colonialism in Early America – co-edited with Daniela Hacke (Brill, 2017)
"Annapolis Aflame: Richard Clarke’s Conspiracy and the Imperial Urban Vision in Maryland, 1704–8," William and Mary Quarterly 3d ser., 71, no. 3 (July 2014): 361-400.
Works In Progress
Plantation: From Public Project to Private Enterprise