B.A. Politics, University of Auckland, 1986 Ph.D. Politics, CUNY Graduate Center, 1996
Peter Rajsingh has taught at NYU since 1991; in addition to Gallatin, he teaches in the College of Arts and Sciences and at Stern. His areas of specialty are finance and social theory; corporate governance, business ethics and professional responsibility; U.S. constitutional law; social and political philosophy; and creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
He works at an alternative asset management firm and serves on the boards of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. Professor Rajsingh received CAS's Outstanding Teaching Awards in 1993, 2000, 2001, and 2008 and he was a speaker at the first NYU TEDx event in 2012 (tedxnyu.com/talks). His most recent publications are a chapter in the anthology The Possibilities of Creativity published by Cambridge Scholars and an essay on the Global Financial Crisis in an edited volume entitled Finance and Economy for Society. He also writes frequently in the popular press.
Teaching and Research Interests
social and political philosophy; ethics; applied ethics particularly pertaining to business; constituitional law and jurisprudence