Paul P. Musselwhite

|Assistant Professor of History
  • Assistant Professor of History

  • Vice-Chair of History Department

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.

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310 Carson Hall
HB 6107


  • B.A. University of Oxford
  • Ph.D. College of William and Mary

Selected Publications

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Works In Progress

Plantation: From Public Project to Private Enterprise