LAC History Seminar Series: The Politics of the Southern Caribbean in the Revolutionary Era, c. 1780 to 1820
Speaker:Dexnell Peters, Exeter College, Oxford
Conveners: Carlos Pérez Ricart and Eduardo Posada-Carbó
Dexnell Peters studied History and Political Science as an undergraduate student at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus, in Trinidad and Tobago. After finishing his undergraduate studies, he worked as a research assistant on a number of projects related to the UWI St. Augustine, but primarily at the medical school. In this capacity he assisted in research, curriculum development and instructional design for a new professionalism, ethics and communication programme which included studying the history of medical professionalism in the Caribbean. After two years, he went on to further his studies in History at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where he completed his Masters and PhD. In 2018, he joined Exeter College as the Bennett Boskey Fellow in Atlantic History.