Lucas Wilson

Associate Professor of African American Studies and Economics; Economics & African American and African Studies

Lucas Wilson
Skinner Hall, Room 114


  • University of Massachusetts, Ph.D.
  • Columbia University, M.A.
  • Morehouse College, B.A.

Joined MHC: 1991

Specialization: Economics and race (African American studies).

Lucas Wilson focuses much of his work on the philosophy and methodology of economics, Marxism, the political economy of race, and exploring the various economic and noneconomic conditions that restrict opportunities and inhibit social progress for African Americans.

Wilson teaches interdisciplinary courses on the economics of African American experience in the twentieth century and on African American cultural studies.

Before his faculty appointment, Wilson was a Five College Minority Fellow at the College from 1990 to 1991.