Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D.



Jerome Teelucksingh

Degree/Qualification: B.A. (UWI), M.A. (Univ. Guelph), Ph.D. (UWI)


Office Room Number: 323

Extension No.: 82026



HIST 1001: The Caribbean World to AD 1660

HIST 1603: Foundations of the Americas

HIST 2005: Caribbean Economic History

HIST 3601: Capitalism and Slavery


Dr. Teelucksingh focuses on the history of Afro-Caribbean activists and intellectuals, on Indo-Caribbean Diaspora in North America; on Pan-Africanism; on race, gender, and ethnic relations in the Caribbean; as well as labour history and the impact of Carnival and Calypso on Trinidad and Tobago’s society. He teaches courses such as “The Caribbean World to 1660,” “Continuity and Change in 19th century Europe,” “The Foundations of the Americas,“ and “Conflict and Integration in Europe.” His books include The Cost of Freedom: The Struggles of the Caribbean Working Class, 1894-1950 and Lost Gospel: Christianity and Blacks in North America (2010). He is currently researching trade unionism and party politics in Trinidad and Tobago, and organising an international conference commemorating the Black Power Movement in the Caribbean and its worldwide connections.