Arthur Lewis at LSE – one of our best teachers

23 January 2015 marked the centenary of the birth of the Nobel Prize winning economist, writes LSE Archivist Sue Donnelly. William Arthur Lewis (1915-1991) – whose appointment in 1938 to a one year teaching contract, later converted to a four year appointment, makes him LSE’s first black academic. Lewis was born in St Lucia and … Continue reading Arthur Lewis at LSE – one of our best teachers